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HIST555 - The United States in the 20th Century

 

This course examines the changes in American society at the end of the 19th century as it confronted the issues of industrialization, immigration, and urbanization. It explores the open conflict between the advocates of isolationism and collective security and studies the impact of World War I. It also studies the changing values of the 1920s, the stock market crash of 1929, the Great Depression, and the cultural, social, political, military, and economic growth of the United States from World War II to the present.

 

Prerequisites

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 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
ISBN: 9780195305227
Publication Info: Oxford University Press
Author: Patterson, James T.
Unit Cost: $26.35
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Book Title: Pivotal Decades
ISBN: 9780393956559
Publication Info: W.W. Norton
Author: Cooper, John J
Unit Cost: $26.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
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Book Title: Liberalism and Its Challengers : From FDR to Bush, 2nd Ed
ISBN: 9780195070309
Publication Info: Oxford University Press
Author: Hamby, Alonzo L.
Unit Cost: $74.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A