US Foreign Policy

History 130

Spring 2018
Section: 
1
Instructor: 
Location: 
105 North Gate
Day & Time: 
TuTh 12:30-2
Class Number: 
39658
Units: 
4

History 130 explores the historical development of US foreign policy. The course addresses the making and implementation of national strategy; the evolution of the international system; and the uses of history in the making of policy. Topics covered include the rise and nineteenth-century expansion of the United States; the redefinition of national security in the twentieth century; US involvement in the world wars and the Cold War; and the challenges of making post-Cold War foreign policy.