HISTORY 206. History of the United States from 1865 to the Present. 3 Credits.
This course explores the history of the United States since 1865, with attention to politics, society, economy, and culture. Likely topics to be considered include: the African-American freedom struggle during Reconstruction and the Jim Crow era; the conquest of the trans-Mississippi west; industrialization and labor conflict; immigration; the expansion of American military and economic power around the world, including participation in the First World War, the Second World War, and the global Cold War; the growth of state power; urbanization and suburbanization; feminism, women's rights, civil rights, and other social movements; and the rise of conservatism since the 1970s.
History Catalog Description
...ANTHRO, COMM SCI, EDUC 206 , PSYCH, SOC WORK...COMM SCI, ECON, GEOG, HISTORY, POL SCI, PU...