I am arguing the cold war and I am also doing the second part

Revolution – War of 1812

Mex-Am War – Civil War

Sp-Am War – World War II

Cold War

War on Terror

the readings are:

Part III: History of U.S. Foreign Policy

Class 16 (T10/24): American Revolution – War of 1812 {82 pp.}
[FCTS]: Chapters 1, 2 (“The Birth of the Republic” and “The New Republic”), pp. 11-92. {82pp.}

Class 17 (Th10/26): Mexican-American War – Civil War {89 pp.}
[FCTS]: Chapters 5, 6 (“Road to Disunion” and “Civil War Diplomacy”) pp. 176-264. {89 pp.}

Class 18 (T10/31): Spanish-American War – World War II {153 pp.}
[FCTS]: Chapters 8, 10, and 13 (“Dawn of the American Century,” “New World Order,” and

“The Rise of American Globalism”), pp. 299-336, 378-435, 538-94. {153 pp.}


Optional Extra Reading:

Richard F. Hamilton, President McKinley, War and Empire, 2 vols. (Piscataway, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2006-7)

Barbara W. Tuchman, The Guns of August (New York: Random House, 1994).

John Keegan, The First World War (New York, Vintage, 2000).
Robert Dallek, Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Foreign Policy, 1932-

1945 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1995).
David M. Glantz and Jonathan House, When Titans Clashed: How the Red

Army Stopped Hitler (Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1995).

Class 19 (Th11/2): Cold War {112 pp.}

[FCTS]: Chapters 14, 19 (“Cold War” and “End of the Cold War”), pp. 595-650, 861-916. {112 pp.}

Class 20 (T11/7): 9/11 and the War on Terror {48 pp.}
[FCTS]: Chapter 20 (“America as Hyperpower”), pp. 917-64. {48 pp.}

 Class 21 (Th11/9): Debate 3 – Biggest Historical Impact {0 pp.}