Reading Seminar on American Extremism since 1776
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
- HI491* taken prior to May 1, 2010.
- 1.0 credit, one-term historiographical course.