Online Course on The Meaning of America

What kind of citizens are likely to emerge in a nation founded on individual rights, equality, enterprise and commerce, and freedom of religion? What virtues are required for a robust citizenry? The Meaning of America explores American character and American identity in ways that will produce thoughtful and engaged citizens.

This online course guides the student through 11 American short stories and historic texts with the help of in-depth reading guides and video seminars with Amy and Leon Kass.