HIST163 American History II

This course covers major political and social events in the United States from the Civil War to World War II.  Special attention is paid to westward expansion, immigration, the Jazz Age, and the Great Depression. The course takes an inclusive perspective in analyzing the forces and people of diverse backgrounds who built the country. While studying each period, students learn that events are facts that have causes and consequences. Intellectually, students learn to appreciate the beauty of the United States while grappling with complexity and its many contradictions. Approved for the Honors Program. Core: SIT.


3 credits

Lecture/Lab Ratio