- Slavery and the Civil War: The United States from 1815 to 1865Course start date: Wed 19 Jan 2022
Location on this date: OnlineThis course will look at American history from 1815 to 1865. Much of the course will focus on how regional divisions developed, how the topic of slavery divided the nation, and how that ultimately culminated in The Civil War. However, we will also look at other political, economic, social, and cultural developments during that half century.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Making the American World: US foreign policy from the Cold War to BidenCourse start date: Wed 19 Jan 2022
Location on this date: OnlineFollow the ascendancy of American power, from 1945 up to the Biden administration, through a history of wars, foreign interventions and “soft power”. Tutor: Jack Gain.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £129.00 Concession £57.00
- US Controversies: slavery, migration, poverty, capital punishment, education, health careCourse start date: Wed 27 Apr 2022
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetFrom slavery to poverty to capital punishment, each session we’ll examine a different issue area – developing a historical and contemporary view of the contentious issues within the USA.
This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City LitFull fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £57.00
- The emergence of modern America: the United States from 1865 to 1900Course start date: Wed 4 May 2022
Location on this date: OnlineIn this follow-up course to “Slavery and the Civil War” we will discuss the next phase of American history, covering the years from 1865 to 1900.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £66.00
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