HIST 7430X Twentieth-Century America

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 741.8.
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30 hours plus conference; 3 credits

American history from the aftermath of the Progressive Era until the present. The course will focus on the effects of the Wilson presidency; the Depression and American life; the New Deal, World War II, and the onset of the Cold War; the changing nature of postwar liberalism; the United States in Vietnam; Richard Nixon and Watergate; environmentalism, feminism, and new social movements; the revitalization of American conservatism; 9/11 and its impacts; the Obama and Trump presidencies.


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