HISTORY 261 - United States, 1865 to the Present
Winter 2022, Section 001 - Issues in Race & Ethnicity
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS, RE
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Full Term 1/5/22 - 4/19/22 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
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Description

History 261 is an undergraduate survey of American history from 1865 to the present. It examines the major social, political, economic, and cultural developments that shaped this nation in the wake of the Civil War: from Reconstruction to the Great Depression and the New Deal; from world war to the Cold War and the Rebellions of the 1960s; from the administrations of Reagan to those of Obama and Trump, accompanied by discussion of current issues such as Black Lives Matter, immigration, prisons and policing, all set in historical context.

Course Requirements:

There will be a midterm, a final, a short paper, and reading quizzes

Class Format:

Lecture and discussion

Schedule

HISTORY 261 - United States, 1865 to the Present
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
11398
Open
35
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
1/5/22 - 4/19/22
002 (DIS)
 In Person
11399
Open
1
 
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W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
1/5/22 - 4/19/22
003 (DIS)
 In Person
11400
Open
14
 
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Th 10:00AM - 11:00AM
1/5/22 - 4/19/22
004 (DIS)
 In Person
11401
Open
16
 
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Th 11:00AM - 12:00PM
1/5/22 - 4/19/22
005 (DIS)
 In Person
37769
Open
4
 
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Th 1:00PM - 2:00PM
1/5/22 - 4/19/22

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