HST 116 American Foreign Policy-1898 to the Present

This course provides a critical analysis of the major United States foreign policy trends of the 20th century with an emphasis on the historical roots of the nation's foreign policy and its diplomatic, political, and economic, and military engagements with foreign nations.  The issues are discussed in a global perspective and connections between historical and recent events are emphasized.  This course aids students in their efforts to understand the principles of group behavior and how power is wielded among nations and how key groups in the U.S. weigh in on foreign policy decisions.  Three class hours a week.  Fall, Spring, Summer.

3 credits
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