American Studies 2001: Introduction to American Studies

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Welcome to the site for AMST 2001. Play around and explore what's here!

You'll find everything you need in the tabs on the left. You can view all of the class content by clicking on Browse Items, which is a master list of all assigned materials (readings, photographs, music, films, etc.). Click on Browse Collections to see this material grouped according to each unit of the course.

In each Part you'll find a map and timeline to help you think about the assigned materials in context. And under each Part you'll also see that portion of the syllabus, which provides links to the assigned materials for each day of class.

At right: Cartoon from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago; photograph of the first successful US test of the hydrogen bomb, Enewetak atoll, Nov 1, 1952.

Columbian Exposition Cartoon Operation Ivy Mike