HIST 209 The United States Since 1945
Majors, Minors & Degrees:
A study of society and politics from World War II to the present emphasizing the atomic age and the Cold War, domestic issues of the fifties and sixties, the United States' involvement in Vietnam, and concluding with contemporary issues.
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.)