Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

HI491
Research Seminar on American Extremism since 1776: Arguing about Democracy
1.0 Credit

This seminar explores the nature and practices of extremist groups in the United States from the Revolution to the present. Extremist movements from both the far left and far right are considered, including the Know Nothings, anti-Masons, radical abolitionists, the Industrial Workers of the World, McCarthyism, the Weathermen, the Black Panthers, neo-Nazis and the militia movement.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
HI441*.
Exclusions
HI491*.
Notes
1.0 credit, one-term research course.