Who is this class for: This course is for everyone who is interested in exploring—in the aftermath of the eventful 2016 campaign, and as the new president takes office—the history of presidential elections in the United States.

Created by:  The University of Edinburgh

  • Frank Cogliano

    Taught by:  Frank Cogliano, Professor of American History

    School of History, Classics and Archaeology

  • David Silkenat

    Taught by:  David Silkenat, Lecturer

    School of History, Classics and Archaeology

  • Fabian Hilfrich

    Taught by:  Fabian Hilfrich, Senior Lecturer in American History

    School of History, Classics and Archaeology

  • Robert Mason

    Taught by:  Robert Mason, Professor of Twentieth-Century U.S. History

    School of History, Classics and Archaeology
CommitmentThree weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week.
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Rated 4.4 out of 5 of 24 ratings

This has some good history in it. But short for sure.

Great Review. I am active in politics and still found there were things I'd forgotten. Thanks for the fun and the review.