HI125 America in the Twentieth Century
This course is designed for students who desire to know more about the United States today and how it became what it is. It analyzes political and diplomatic events that have current application. It will devote attention to areas of special interest to many students today: women’s history, African-American history, urbanization, the role of ethnic groups, the rise of presidential power and of the federal bureaucracy, the power of corporations, the conflict of economic groups, changing sexual mores, and trends in national values. A library component is included.
3 Credit Hours.