Event Title

Session A-4: The Use and Abuse of History: The End of History Thesis and American Foreign Policy

Presenter Information

Dean Pinos, New Trier High School

Grade Level

Grade Level: 9-12

Start Date

28-2-2014 8:25 AM

End Date

28-2-2014 9:25 AM

Description

This presentation will examine how Francis Fukuyama's argument regarding the "end of history" has informed recent American foreign policy objectives. Through an examination of various primary documents, including The National Security Strategy, State of the Union addresses, and newspaper articles, we will attempt to understand the philosophical foundations of our recent military and diplomatic initiatives.

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Feb 28th, 8:25 AM Feb 28th, 9:25 AM

Session A-4: The Use and Abuse of History: The End of History Thesis and American Foreign Policy

This presentation will examine how Francis Fukuyama's argument regarding the "end of history" has informed recent American foreign policy objectives. Through an examination of various primary documents, including The National Security Strategy, State of the Union addresses, and newspaper articles, we will attempt to understand the philosophical foundations of our recent military and diplomatic initiatives.