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HIS 311 - US Presidents and First Ladies
U. S. Presidents and First Ladies
Prerequisites: None

This course provides an historical overview of the origins and developments of the American presidency and the position of First Lady from the eighteenth century to the present. The meetings center around critical U.S. Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, and Ronald Reagan. In addition, we will consider important First Ladies: Martha Washington, Dolley Madison, Louisa Catherine Adams, and Eleanor Roosevelt. Special attention will be paid to change over time in the power of the U.S. Presidents and First Ladies; how U.S. Presidents and First Ladies have provided leadership; and what Americans have expected of their national leaders.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
American History, History US

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