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The United States Since 1901

HIST 240
Spring 2017
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: AMST 230
Certificates: Civic Engagement, The Study of Education

The course will explore the history of the United States from 1901 until recent times. The central focus will be on politics and society, although economics, relations with other nations, intellectual movements, popular culture, education, sports, and other topics will, of course, be discussed. The unifying theme will be the emergence of modern liberalism during the Progressive Era and its dominance in American politics and thought by the mid- 20th century. Beginning in the 1940s, however, minorities hostile to modern liberal values and policies emerged. Conservative groups and thinking proved quite successful in the latter 20th and early 21st centuries.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(CIVI-MN)(EDST)(HIST-MN)(HIST)(SISP-Hist Conc)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

Last Updated on SEP-25-2023
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