Fall 2011 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Chaney, Anthony
Discipline and Number
HIST 1302 Section 501
MW Time 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Course Title
U.S. History Survey from Civil War

Description of Course:

This course will survey political, economic, and cultural developments in U.S. history from Reconstruction to the 1980s. Topics will include the rise of modern industrial America, varied responses to industrialization, the evolution of race and gender relations, patterns of immigration, Depression and the World Wars, the emergence of the U.S. as a world power, the impact of the Cold War, the postwar liberation and protest movements, and the variety of ways Americans have answered basic questions about self and society throughout this period.

Required Texts:

These United States: The Questions of Our Past, Concise Edition, Volume 2, 4/E
Irwin Unger, New York University, Emeritus,
ISBN-10: 020579078X
ISBN-13: 9780205790784

The Scopes Trial
A Brief History with Documents
ISBN-10: 0-312-24919-5
ISBN-13: 978-0-312-24919-9

Women's Magazines, 1940-1960
Gender Roles and the Popular Press
ISBN-10: 0-312-10201-1
ISBN-13: 978-0-312-10201-2

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:


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