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HIST 3140 U.S. in the World

Course description

Students examine the emergence of the United States as a world power in the twentieth century. The course focuses on the domestic sources of foreign policy and the assumptions of the major policy makers (since Woodrow Wilson). Important themes include the American response to a revolutionary world since 1912, the role of American racial views in the making of foreign policy, and the increasingly dominant role of the president in the making of U.S. foreign policy.

Taught in Washington, DC through the Summer in Washington Program


The next offering of this course is undetermined at this time. Find similar upcoming programs by tag: government, history, international, law/policy, summer, Washington D.C.

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