Political Science

Early American Political Thought: 1620-1865

Early American Political Thought: 1620-1865
Core principles and seminal texts of American politics from Colonial times through the Lincoln administration.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining POLI 365
Course Outcomes: 

Political Process, Theory, and Thought

Students will consider some of the major themes/issues that emerge instudies of the American founding--with brief considerations of the earliest English settlements in America, America’s colonial history, America’s post-Constitutional history, Manifest Destiny, and the Civil War. We will examine the American Revolution and the Constitutional period in greater detail.

Political Process, Theory and Thought

Students will understand the ideals and institutions the contributed to the founding of America