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History 325: United States Diplomatic History

History 325, Georgetown College, Fall Semester, 1999

Course Description: This course is a survey of the United States' rise to world power. The course will cover the evolution of the position of the United States within the world community, the historical development of American diplomatic policies, and the relationship of those policies to the political, economic, military, racial, religious, and cultural forces which have shaped American history.

Course Objectives: Students will be able to identify and discuss the major events and forces which have shaped the historical development of American diplomacy and the place of the United States in the world community. They will be able to identify and discuss the major effects which American foreign relations have had on the development of the United States. Students will be able to evaluate critically recent scholarship on diplomatic history and to write critical analyses of foreign policy decisions.

Other Departmental Courses in American History and Civilization:
| AMS 250 | HIS 223 | HIS 225 | HIS 227 | HIS 306 |
| HIS 308 | HIS 310 | HIS 312 | HIS 314 | HIS 318 | HIS 325 |
| HIS 338 | HIS 426 | HIS 430 | HIS 432 | HIS 470 | HIS 475 |

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Dr. Harold D. Tallant, Department of History, Georgetown College
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E-mail: htallant@georgetowncollege.edu.