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MALA 5388 (3-3-0) Foundations of the American Republic
This course explores the interaction of people, events, and institutions in the development of our democratic republic. The course will focus on the period between 1763 and 1800. The student will follow America’s alienation from Britain, separation and war for independence. Attention will be given to the problems of the early independence era and the unique systems of government established under the Constitution. Fall.