American history

From British colonisation to revolution, through expansionism to the Obama administration, learn about US history - its presidents, power shifts and presence in global politics. These history classes and lectures focus on many aspects of America’s rich history and allow you to engage with passionate tutors on a variety of topics prominent in the American story.

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  1. The US and Latin America: from the Cuban revolution to the war on drugs

    Course Date: Wed 3 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Uncover a dramatic history of coups, interventions and revolutionary struggles. This course unravels the key themes of US-Latin American relations, brought to life through the use of film clips, photography and primary sources. Tutor: Jack Gain

    NOTE: room change from prospectus listing; course now in Keeley Street Building.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £60.00

  2. US Supreme Court

    Course Date: Thu 8 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Over the last 250 years, the US Supreme Court has changed the destiny of the USA through decisions on civil rights, marriage, campaign finance and many other areas. Explore the Court’s structure, the memorable justices and critical decisions.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £26.00

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