HIST 208 The United States in the Inter-War Years
Majors, Minors & Degrees:
A study of society and politics during the early 20th century emphasizing the transformation of the United States from a rural to an urbanized society. The course begins with an overview of World War I, emphasizes the inter-war period - the 1920s, the Great Depression, and the New Deal- and concludes with the U.S. entry into World War II.
Prerequisite(s): HIST 002 United States Society and Culture since 1877.
A survey of United States history beginning with post-Civil War expansion into the trans-Mississippi West, tracing political, economic, social, and cultural development to the present, emphasizing the emergence of a dominantly urban-industrial society, the expanded role of government, increasing government in the lives of individuals, and the increasing involvement of the United States in the world.
(Normally offered each spring semester.)