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  • HIST 17A--U.S. History to the Early National Era
  • HIST 17B--U.S. History, 19th Century
  • HIST 17C--U.S. History, 20th Century
  • HIST 5A--A Historical Study of the Old Testament   
  • HIST 5B--A Historical Study of the New Testament         
  • HIST 51--California Political and Diplomatic History          
  • HIST 53--California Sites and Monuments
  • HIST 54--Significant Californians
  • HIST 107--Community History

Mary Jo Ignoffo - History


My Courses


Topics in California Diplomatic and Political History

San Jose's Political Clout--A Historical Survey

The city of San Jose has played a role in the regional, state, and national politics. This class will explore political trends over time, and how local decisions have had an impact on the larger political stage. We will examine the motivations of political entities competing for influence during particular historical periods. We will analyze the tactics and viewpoints of the pivotal personalities who definitively influenced events and outcomes of specific political and diplomatic initiatives during various political movements.

Classes meet: Mondays, Oct 6 and 20, 2014

Field Study: Saturday Oct 11   Friday Oct 17








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California History Center
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History Department

Last Updated: 9/16/14