Spring 2015 - 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:

HIST 1302.501 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. This course is an introduction to main themes in American history, and a practice in history as an interpretive discipline used to orient ourselves to present-day concerns.

Required Texts:

HIST 3: US History Since 1865, Volume 2, 3rd Edition
Print version includes CourseMate Printed Access Card
AUTHORS: Schultz, Kevin M. - ©2014
ISBN10: 1-133-95352-2
ISBN13: 978-1-133-95352-4

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

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:


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