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HIST409 - The United States: WW II to the Present

 

The United States: WW II to the Present is a study of the political, economic, social, and cultural development of the United States from World War II to the Present. Topics include social and cultural changes in the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and the first decade of the 21st Century; the United States foreign policy from the post-WWII "Cold War," to Korea, Vietnam, and other global confrontations between the United States and the communist world from Somalia, Grenada, and the First Gulf War to the most recent "War on Terrorism"; and the technological changes and their impact on the social and economical development of the United States. (Prerequisite - HIST300/HS334 for History and Military History majors only).

 

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
05/28/18 - 11/02/18 11/05/18 - 12/30/18 Fall 2018 Session I - 8 Week session
06/25/18 - 11/30/18 12/03/18 - 01/27/19 Fall 2018 Session D - 8 Week session
07/30/18 - 01/04/19 01/07/19 - 03/03/19 Winter 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Restless Giant: The United States from Watergate to Bush vs. Gore – e-book available in the APUS Online Library.
ISBN: 9780195122169
Publication Info: Oxford University Press Lib
Author: James Patterson
Unit Cost: $42.62
Electronic ISBN: N/A
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Book Title: Grand Expectations: The United States, 1945-1974 - E-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN: 9780195117974
Publication Info: Oxford University Press
Author: Patterson, J
Unit Cost: $20.60
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A