• Academic Credits: 3
  • Mode of Instruction: Lecture
  • Syllabus:  Fall 2023

    Syllabus Disclaimer:  The information on this syllabus is subject to change. For up-to-date course information, please refer to the syllabus on your course site (Sakai, Canvas, etc.) on the first day of class.

This is a study of the causes, course, and consequences of World War I, with particular emphasis on American culture and foreign policy within Western civilization. In addition to discussing American grand strategy and participation in combat on the
Western Front, the course will address topics such as the influence of the Progressive movement in prewar America; the interactions of pro-Allied, pro-German or –Austrian, and anti-war social groups; mobilizing men and industry for war; the roles of minorities and women in the war effort; and the peace settlement negotiated at Versailles in 1919.