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HIST 4450 The U.S. Since 1960 (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course will explore the significant political, economic, and social developments in the United States since the end of World War II. Although the focus will be on domestic affairs, foreign policy will also be discussed to the extent that it affected internal events. Among the topics to be examined are post-war prosperity, the Red Scare, the struggle for racial and sexual equality, student protests in the 1960s, the problems of the modern presidency, and the contemporary crisis in the American economy.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Patrick Maney

Prerequisites: History Core, Parts I and II

Cross listed with:

Comments: Course not open to students who have taken HIST4850


Last Updated: 09-Feb-17