American History since 1865

Term: 

Spring 2017, Spring 2018

Req: 

HASS-H

Cat: 

CI-H

Level: 

Introductory

Examines the history of American politics, economics, and society from the Civil War to the present. Use of secondary accounts and primary documents such as court cases, letters and diaries, photographs, and films to examine some of the key issues in the development of modern America: industrialization and urbanization, US emergence as a global power, growth of consumer culture, and the development of the civil rights movement.

Will be taught by Prof. Caley Horan in Spring 2018.