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AS3216 American Institutions
The American Presidency in the Twentieth Century
Semester 1 2000-2001
Dr. Ian Gordon
Ph. 874 4694


Tutorial Times
1.00pm -- 2.00pm
2.00pm -- 3.00pm
3.00pm -- 4.00pm

Tutorials commence Monday July 31, 2000. At the first tutorial we shall discuss the organisation of the remaining tutorials. All students will do a presentation in a tutorial session. After enrolling in a tutorial and before July 31 students should select a tutorial subject, from the list below, and e-mail their choice. Students will do presentations in their tutorial on the corresponding dates. Generally students should pick a tutorial presentation topic that is related to their essay topic. 

Tutorial Criteria

Tutorial Sessions
Date Topic
Week Beginning July 31 Introduction and Arrangements (no presentations)
Week Beginning August 7 The Presidency as Institution
Week Beginning August 14 Self Directed Tutorial (no class meeting)
Week Beginning August 21 The Presidency before FDR
Week Beginning August 28 FDR as President
Week Beginning September 11 Self Directed Tutorial (no class meeting)
Week Beginning September 18 WWII and the Presidency
Week Beginning September 25 The Cold War and the Presidency (Truman to Johnson)
Week Beginning October 2 Destruction and Renewal (Nixon to Bush)
Week Beginning October 9 Clinton and Beyond

Presentation Schedule
Tutorial Group 1
Tutorial Group 2
Tutorial Group 3


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