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HIST 111 American History since 1877

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: none
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This course is a continuation of HIST 110 and provides a broad overview of U.S. history from the end of the Reconstruction period following the Civil War through the present. Major themes examined are industrialization, urbanization, protest and reform movements, emergence of the U.S. as a world power, the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War, the turbulent 1960s, and domestic and foreign problems of the 1970s and 1980s.