HISTORY 261 - United States, 1865 to the Present
Section: 101 Issues in Race & Ethnicity
Term: SP 2010
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
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May not be repeated for credit.
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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.

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

The requirements are a shrink-wrapped package consisting of John Mack Faragher, Out of Many (vol. 2 brief edition 4e) with book of documents (Prentice Hall: ISBN: 9780131883826). You will also have to read articles that can be found in the library online databases

HISTORY 261 - United States, 1865 to the Present
Schedule Listing
101 (LEC)
TuTh 10:00AM - 1:00PM
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most of the readings in this course will be in article form. You will need to refer to your syllabus to see what these articles are and you can access those through the library databases. The document reader is not optional, the text book is. If you feel you need additional background in the facts of US history, you should get this textbook because I will give you page numbers to follow as we go through the class.
ISBN: 0130989290
Out of many. a history of the American people, Author: John Mack Faragher ... [et al.]., Publisher: Prentice Hall 4th ed. 2000
ISBN: 0131951289
Out of many : tlc, Publisher: Prentice Hall Ptr 2005
ISBN: 0195386019
Governing Through Crime How the War on Crime Transformed American Democracy and Created a Culture of Fear., Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr 2009
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