PSC 320: American Political Thought
An examination of the most influential thinkers and ideas in American political thought. The principles of the American founding will be compared with the ideals and underlying premises of progressivism. The course will also explore how the intersection of these two currents in American political thought shape contemporary political issues in the United States. Readings may vary, but will likely include the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, The Federalist, speeches of Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and writings from the Progressive Era.