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CS92PROD
The United States Since 1901


HIST 240
Spring 2018
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: AMST 230
Certificates: Civic Engagement, The Study of Education
Course Cluster: Education Studies Minor

This course surveys the history of the United States over the twentieth century. Central themes include the rise of consumer capitalism, immigration and changing notions of American citizenship, liberalism and empire, desegregation and suburbanization, environmentalism and the expansion of the federal government, and neoconservativism and the resurgent political power of corporations. From dams to drive-throughs, students will also study the international context in which the modern United States evolved.
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)(CEC)(EDST-MN)(HIST-MN)(HIST)(SISP-Hist Conc)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

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