HIST 408-BL Constructing the Public
Tuesday, Thursday 11:30-12:45
Fall 2015 Alter 306
Office: Schott 609 (6th floor) 745-3660 email: [email protected]
Office Hours: Wednesday 1:30-3:45
Please note: HIST 408 is blocked with POLI 246-BL M
Depression and War as Turning Point: What strategies shaped the effort to end the Great Depression?
What strategy or strategies won out and with what consequences for civic and economic life in the
Throughout the great depression there were
Rights or Responsibilities, Civically Considered: Has American society been defined in terms of rights
and/or responsibilities? Have those rights and/or responsibilities been understood as individual, social,
or civic matters?
The Land of Opportunity: Yes, But What Kind of Opportunity? Have Americans always agreed
on the meaning and the extent of opportunity? Or have there been important divisions among
Americans and across time about opportunity? (A key question to ask yoursel