HIST-33100 A History of the U.S. Military

This course surveys America's military history from colonial times to 9/11. The course will primarily focus on America's foreign wars and examine significant strategies and tactics, military technology, and the interaction between military considerations and social and political components. In addition, consideration will be given to how various events and individuals, such as the French Revolution and Napoleon, the establishment of American military academies, the U.S. Civil War, Karl von Clausewitz, Alfred Thayer Mahan, and 9/11, have impacted the American military.