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Easter Semester—2021
Jan 21, 2021
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POLS 335 - The Politics of the American South
At the Founding, it was clear that regional differences nonetheless divided a legally united nation. The South was distinct by the center of its political culture and its economy—slavery. Differences persisted after the Civil War and the social and partisan realignment in the twentieth century. This course examines the politics of the South in historical and contemporary contexts and addresses concepts of political culture, identity, race, gender, religion, economics, federalism, rural-urban divide, partisanship and ideology, campaigns and elections, voter suppression, equality, civil rights, law enforcement and violence, and criminal justice.
4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Additional Class Meeting, Final Examination, Lecture/Seminar

Social Sciences Division
Politics Department

Course Attributes:
African American Track, American Studies, Politics-Citizenship & Action, Politics-Identity-Diversity, Politics-Law and Justice, Southern Appalachian Studies

Restrictions:
May not be assigned one of the following Student Attributes:     
      First-Year Reserve & Restrict

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