This course covers American military history from pre-colonial to the present, including the major military events, wars, ideas and the rise of the military industrial complex. The emphasis of the course will be on placing these events within the larger historical context of American History. Topics include: Military theory, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Western Expansion, Mexican American War, WWI, WWII, Vietnam and the modern Iraq/Afghanistan conflicts. Students will analyze a variety of primary and secondary sources in their study. (AA, CSU)
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