Spring 2016 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
HIST 1302.501 will survey political, economic, and cultural developments in U.S. history from Reconstruction to the 2000s. 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.
HIST3: US History Since 1865, Volume 2, 3rd Edition
Print version includes CourseMate Printed Access Card
AUTHOR: Schultz, Kevin M. - Â©2014
The Scopes Trial
A Brief History with Documents
Students will also be required to stream 3-4 films from Amazon.com or other websites. Streaming costs, if any, can run $2-$5 per film.
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