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AMST 376 - The American Dream

(3.00)
This course focuses on the American Dream and the closely related concept of American exceptionalism. Americans have long felt a unique destiny to set an example as a ‘city on a hill’ a beacon of freedom, and an ‘engine of democracy.’ The course examines the origins, shifting definitions, and many versions of the American Dream; identifies the major cultural arenas for the display and discussion of American exceptionalism; and explores the surrounding conflicts and controversies.One lower-level social sciences or humanities course focused on American society or culture.

Course ID: 100551
Consent: No Special Consent Required
Components: Lecture
Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP)



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