American History Courses Online & in London

From British colonisation to revolution, through expansionism to the Trump administration, learn about US history and politics - 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.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

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  1. The emergence of modern America: the United States from 1865 to 1900

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 28 Apr 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    In 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

  2. The US and Latin America: From the Cuban Revolution to Pinochet

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 28 Apr 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Uncover a dramatic history of coups, interventions and revolutionary struggles. This course unravels the key themes of US-Latin American relations from the 1950s through to the 1970s, brought to life by film clips, photography and primary sources. 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: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £35.00

  3. Beyond the Great Depression: American politics, society and culture during the 1930s

    Course Date: Wed 28 Apr 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    The course covers the history of this changing period in the United States through the political, economic, cultural and social changes taking place from the Great Crash of 1929 to the end of FDR's 'New Deal' in 1939.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £83.00

  4. The US and Latin America: from the Sandinista Revolution to Trump

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 9 Jun 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Uncover a dramatic history of coups, interventions and revolutionary struggles. This course unravels the key themes of US-Latin American relations from the 1970s up to Donald Trump's Presidency, brought to life by film clips, photography and primary sources. 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: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £35.00

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