University of Calgary

POLI 583 - (Htst 583)U.S. & World Since 1890 - Winter 2014

The United States and the World since 1890 A historical and analytical examination of the development of modern United States foreign policy from the late nineteenth century to the present. Topics include the institutional structure of foreign policy decision-making, including the role of the President, Congress, State Department, Pentagon and public opinion, and the relationship between domestic politics and foreign policy. Historical dimensions include the turn to imperialism, World War I, the coming of World War II, the Cold War, Korea, Vietnam, Latin American relations, strategic arms limitations talks, and detente.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Third or fourth year standing and one of History 219 or 383, Political Science 381 or consent of the Department.


  • LEC 1R 15:30 - 18:15
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