An introduction to the main events of American history from the beginnings of English colonisation in the early seventeenth century to the present, this lecture-only module is divided chronologically in two parts. Among topics covered are the colonial period; the establishment of American independence; the U.S. constitution; slavery; the Civil War; industrialisation, urbanisation and the problems of a multi-ethnic society. Changes in American popular culture are considered, as are the emergence of the US as a world power and American foreign policy.
Date, Time, and Place
Day-time course: Time and venue to be confirmed. Please check our website in December 2022 www.historieshumanities.tcd.ie/shortcourses for updates text ‘INFO’ to 087 257 2015.
This lecture-only module comprises of two lectures per week over one term commencing in January 2023.
€150 for the course. The concession rate for the course is €75.* * The concession rate is available to second and third level students and people whose primary source of income is a Social Welfare pension or payment, Jobseekers, Health Board or a government-sponsored employment scheme.
Please check our website www.histories-humanities.tcd.ie/shortcourses in August for updates on enrolment dates and term dates.
You may apply online or by phone* as follows:
ONLINE: You may register and pay by credit/debit card online at www.histories-humanities.tcd.ie/shortcourses AFTER enrolments open for each term.
By telephone: Please text ‘APPLY FOR COURSE’ to 087 257 2015* and you will receive a call back from us.
Please note, due to the introduction of Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) for online transactions, it may not always be possible to accept payments over the phone. Please ensure that you have your banking app installed on your phone or are aware of other forms of payment verification. If you are having difficulties, we are here to help. Please TEXT 087 257 2015 and you will receive a call back to help you through the booking process.
IN PERSON: We are delighted to welcome you back to in-person application with the addition of contactless card payment in room 3141 Arts Building. Dates and times of office opening for in-person payment will be announced on our website in August.
Please note that the phone will be very busy during the application period and staff continue to work from home so there may be a delay in replying to your call. We thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.
* Text only phone.