Reading Seminar on American Extremism since 1776
This seminar explores the nature and practices of extremist groups in the United States from the Revolution to the present. Extremist movements from both the far left and far right are considered, including the Know Nothings, anti-Masons, radical abolitionists, the Industrial Workers of the World, McCarthyism, the Weathermen, the Black Panthers, neo-Nazis and the militia movement.
- HI491* taken prior to May 1, 2010.
- 1.0 credit, one-term historiographical course.