AMST 1001 Introduction to the American Experience

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as AMER 10.
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3 hours; 3 credits

The beliefs that have shaped our identities as Americans: the self-made man/woman; the land of plenty; the rise from rags to riches. Material culture and how it has marked American life. The American Dream as it is constructed by political realities and racial inequalities. Introduction to the methodologies of American studies and to the process of connecting disciplines in order to understand how the American heritage has been formed.


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