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2018-2019 Catalogue 
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HIST 20118 - American Conservatism

Course Credit: 1
AMERICAN CONSERVATISM Starting with the election of 1896, we will examine the different ways that conservative ideology has influenced U.S. political culture and came to define one of our major political parties. Topics include Southern Agrarians, Isolationists, ‘Ultraconservatives’, segregationists, the Religious Right, the Silent Majority, and Reagan Democrats. As a HIST 201 course, this seminar is a practical introduction of the critical skills of the historian - including the analysis of primary sources, historiography, historical research and writing, and historical argumentation. Prerequisite(s): 1 History course or permission of instructor. [HSS, W]