American Firearm History
In American history and culture not much is as polarizing, yet fundamental as the firearm. This class offering is an attempt to track through American history using the iconic firearms that have shaped our modern world. The students will discuss the developments and repercussions of 10 particular designs. The instructor will bring the examples of such designs to class to demonstrate and provide hands-on experience. This will be a classroom discussion/lecture setting. Prerequisite: Have read American Gun: A History of the U.S. in Ten Firearms by Chris Kyle.