Spring 2012 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Ring, Natalie
Discipline and Number
HIST 1302 Section 007
TR Time 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Course Title
U.S. History Survey from Civil War

Description of Course:

History 1302 is the second half of a two semester introduction to U.S. history and surveys U.S. history from the Civil War to the present. This course will emphasize the rise of modern industrial America, varied responses to industrialization, patterns of immigration, the emergence of the U.S. as a world power, the fight against racial injustice, the impact of the Cold War, and the struggle over resources and power in twentieth-century America.

Required Texts:

John Mack Farrager, Out of Many: A History of the American People (6th edition)
ISBN #9780136149576 -- TEXTBOOK

Yezierska, Anzia and foreward by Alice Kessler-Harris, The Bread Givers: A Novel, Persea; 3 edition (August 1, 2003)
ISBN #978-0892552900

Yoshika Uchido, Desert Exile: The Uprooting of a Japanese-American Family, University of
Washington Press (1984) ISBN# 978-0295961903

Howard Zinn, You Can't be Neutral on a Moving Train: A Personal History of Our Times,
Beacon Press (2002), ISBN# 978-0807071274

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