The full title of this course is The Founding Fathers Create a Unique Nation, 1787-1808. This course provides a structured opportunity to struggle with issues challenging both scholars and concerned citizens of the United States during the decade following 1790. What were the underlying themes and debates of the founders? How much influence did individual citizens, interest groups, and politicians have on political outcomes? Who participated and why? How has participation changed over time? This course examines various understandings of politics and the impact of those understandings on differing views of citizenship and the possibilities of public life.
This course is applicable towards the following certificate(s):
*Early American History for the Classroom
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