Summer 2024 History S3428 section 001

US PRESIDENCY WASHINGTON TO TRUMP

US PRESIDENCY WASHINGTON

Call Number 10093
Day & Time
Location
MW 9:00am-12:10pm
222 Pupin Laboratories
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor David Eisenbach
Type LECTURE
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description

This lecture examines how the American presidency evolved into the most important job on earth. It examines how major events in US and world history shaped the presidency. How changes in technology and media augmented the power of the president and how the individuals who served in the office left their marks on the presidency. Each class will make connections between past presidents and the current events involving today's Commander-in-Chief. Some topics to be discussed: Presidency in the Age of Jackson; Teddy Roosevelt and Presidential Image Making; Presidency in the Roaring ‘20s; FDR and the New Deal; Kennedy and the Television Age; The Great Society and the Rise of the New Right; 1968: Apocalyptic Election; The Strange Career of Richard Nixon; Reagan's Post Modern Presidency; From Monica to The War on Terror.

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Subterm 05/20-06/28 (A)
Department Summer Session (SUMM)
Enrollment 6 students (25 max) as of 4:07PM Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Subject History
Number S3428
Section 001
Division Summer Session
Section key 20242HIST3428S001