HISTORY 261 - United States, 1865 to the Present
Section: 101 Issues in Race & Ethnicity
Term: SP 2008
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
Requirements & Distribution:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course is an undergraduate survey of American history from 1865 to the present. It examines the major social, political, and economic events that shaped America after the Civil War (Reconstruction, Industrialization, Progressivism, the New Deal, WWI and II, McCarthyism, Feminism, the Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam, Great Society Liberalism, etc.) This survey acquaints students with the urban, labor, African-American, and women's history of this period through both primary and secondary sources as well as film.

The course has five quizzes, a midterm and a final.

Required text:
John Mack Faragher, "Out of Many" (vol. 2 brief edition 4e). Prentice Hall, ISBN: 9780131883826.
(Please order book with this ISBN number so that it will come shrink-wrapped together with book of documents.)
You will also have to read articles that can be found in the library on-line databases.

HISTORY 261 - United States, 1865 to the Present
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101 (LEC)
TuTh 10:00AM - 1:00PM
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