POLS 6395 AMERICAN POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT

Fall Semester AY2004-2005
Department of Political Science
University of Houston
Houston, TX, 77204-3011


Classroom: 313 PGH
Time: 1:00PM - 4:00PM Monday


Instructor: Keith T. Poole

Office: 441A Hoffman Hall
E-Mail: kpoole@uga.edu
WebSite: Voteview Home Page


The following texts will be used in this course:


Requirements

Grades will be determined by two essay examinations -- one midsemester exam and a final exam.


Course Outline


  1. The English Origins of American Political Institutions

    Assignment:

  2. Recommended:

  3. The Revolution and the Constitution

    Assignment:

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    Midterm -- Due 22 October 2004

  5. Judicial Review

    Assignment:

  6. Sores on the Body Politic: The Origins of Political Parties

    Assignment:

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  8. The Conflict Over Slavery

    Assignment:

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  10. The Civil War and Mr. Lincoln's Constitution

    Assignment:

  11. Railroads and the Transformation of the Economy: 1830 - 1892

    Assignment:

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    Final -- Due 8 December 2004

  13. Economics, Politics, Regulation and the Progressive Movement

    Assignment:

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  14. The Realignment of the 1930s

    Assignment:

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  15. Change and Stability: Post World War II Politics

    Assignment:

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  16. The Future of American Politics



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