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Courses - Spring 2022
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HIST455
Constitutional History of the United States: Since 1865
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
American public law and government, with emphasis on the interaction of government, law, and politics, and the relationship between the constitution and social forces and influences, the way in which constitutional principles, rules, ideas, and institutions affect events and are in turn affected by events. Major crises in American government and politics such as Reconstruction,the rise of corporate power, civil liberties during wartime, the New Deal era, the civil disorders of the 1960s.