Skip Navigation
 
 

HIST408 - The United States: 1900 to Second World War

Course Details

Course Code: HIST408 Course ID: 3070 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

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 examines the impact of World War I. It also examines the changing values of the 1920’s, the stock market crash of 1929, the Great Depression that followed, and the prelude to the second world war. (Prerequisites: HIST300/HS334 for History and Military History majors only)





Course Schedule

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

Current Syllabi

Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Book Title:Miracle at Belleau Wood: The Birth Of The Modern U.S. Marine Corps - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781493032891
Author:Axelrod, Alan
Unit Cost:$19.95
Book Title:Great Depression and the New Deal : A Very Short Introduction-E-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780195326345
Publication Info:Oxford University Press
Author:Rauchway
Unit Cost:$9.61
Book Title:Over Here : First World War and American Society - 25th Anniversary Edition - E-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780195173994
Publication Info:Oxford University Press
Author:Kennedy, David M.
Unit Cost:$15.11

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.