Jan 27, 2022
HIST 1032 - United States Since 1877 Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 3Lab None
Course Description: Catalog description: This first-year course is a survey of the American experience since the end of Reconstruction. Major social, cultural, political, and economic developments, as well as critical factors such as class, gender, and race, will be integrated into the course.
5 History/Social/Behavioral Science, 7 Human Diversity
Prerequisite(s): Assessment score placement in RDNG 1000 , or completion of RDNG 0900 or RDNG 0950 with a grade of C or higher; assessment score placement in ENGL 1021 , or completion of ENGL 0090 with a grade of C or higher.
- Progressive reform
- World War I
- Prosperity and Depression
- Cold War
- Civil Rights
- World War II
- The Rise of Conservatism
- New Global Challenges
- Social and Political Upheaval
- Late 19th Century Politics
- Immigration and Urbanization
- The Transformation of the West
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- interpret primary and secondary sources using historical methods of evidence.
- synthesize historical material from diverse sources and points of view.
- demonstrate progress in their reading, writing, discussing and/or other critical thinking skills.
- evaluate the relevance of American History since 1877 to their own lives.
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