HIS 101 - American History Since 1877

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: NONE)

This course provides a study of America's political, social, intellectual, and diplomatic history from its post-Civil War industrialization to the present. Topics cover Reconstruction and its aftermath, the development of a city-based industrial economy, World War I, the inter-war years, the New Deal, World War II, Vietnam, race relations, social and political conflicts, and later economic changes of the twentieth century. The course provides study of recent Presidential administrations and twenty-first-century domestic and international issues, including the impact of a global economy on contemporary America. (Formerly Listed as American History Since 1900) G/US (F, Sp)