AMST 468
Race, Empire, and the Birth of the American Century Fall 2017
Division II Exploring Diversity Initiative
Cross-listed HIST 468 / AMST 468
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This course will examine how American imperial ambitions abroad were rooted in the ideology of Manifest Destiny. Focusing on the late 1800s to the early 1900s, we will study the Spanish-American War, American involvement in Hawaii and the Philippines, the World’s Fairs of 1893 and 1904, the development of immigration policy, and how American views of race and culture influenced domestic and foreign policy decisions.
The Class: Format: seminar
Limit: 19
Expected: 10
Class#: 1513
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: weekly response papers, lead class discussions, final 25-page research paper using primary sources
Extra Info: may not be taken on a pass/fail basis; not available for the fifth course option
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: History students, then American Studies students
Distributions: Division II Exploring Diversity Initiative
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
HIST 468 Division II AMST 468 Division II
Attributes: HIST Group F Electives - U.S. + Canada

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