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HIST 4130 The Cold War and Modern America

4 hours

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A study of society, culture and politics from 1932 to the present beginning with the New Deal and how it transformed the American state. The course then covers World War II, the atomic age and the Cold War, domestic issues in the fifties and sixties such as the Civil Rights Movement, the United States' involvement in Vietnam, changing gender roles and contemporary issues.
HIST 4130 meets with HIST 3130. The requirements of the courses are the same EXCEPT that a research paper is required for students in 4130.