Scandal and Corruption in American Politics
Queen Mary, University of London
Area of Study
Taught In English
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
The Corrupt Bargain! The Whiskey Ring! The Teapot Dome Scandal! Watergate! Ever since the Revolution, scandal and
corruption have been recurrent features of American politics. This module explores some of the most
significant episodes of scandal and corruption to have occurred in the United States over the past two
centuries, and assesses their impact on the nation's politics, economy, society and culture. Students have
the opportunity to select which episodes of scandal and corruption we will cover at the start of the module,
and conclude by writing a research essay on an episode of their choice.
Assessment: 10.0% Practical, 90.0% Coursework
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