Scandal and Corruption in American Politics

Queen Mary, University of London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Scandal and Corruption in American Politics

  • Host University

    Queen Mary, University of London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Credits: 15.0
    Overlap: None
    Prerequisite: None

    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
    Level: 5

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