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