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HIST 3466 Study and Writing of History: Religious Exemptions: Arguments and Consequences (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

Religious exemptions to neutral and generally applicable state and federal laws (vaccination, schooling, military service, employment, medical care, sacred land, zoning, and prison discipline) are a relatively recent phenomenon with deep historical roots. Students will analyze the political and constitutional rationales for the enactment and consequences of religious exemptions in the United States.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Alan Rogers

Prerequisites: The History Core, Parts I and II; History Major Standing

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Last Updated: 18-Feb-15