AMERICAN POLITICAL THOUGHT II-AMERICAN CAPITALISM AND DEMOCRACY

A study of the development of early American political thought including enduring themes such as the Puritans and community, the ideas behind the Declaration of Independence, and the significance of the arguments found in the Federalists Papers or the work of Alexis de Tocqueville. Students also engage political ideas often challenging and reshaping the accepted order from sources such as Jacksonian workingmen and Abolitionism.

Credits: 
3
Program Code: 
POLS
Course Number: 
376
Academic Program(s): 
Politics & Government