Catalogue 2014 - 2015

HIST 358 History of The United States Since 1945

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

Junior standing.

Course Description

This course will begin with an examination of how America came to be so powerful in 1945, and will continue through the present, covering such themes and events as the Cold War, Vietnam, the Civil Rights Movement, the "Reagan revolution," and the paradox of affluence and poverty. The course will end with a consideration of America's challenges, opportunities, and responsibilities in the post-Cold War world.