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Fall 2014-2015
* HIS 383 (HA)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

The United States, 1920-1974

Kevin M. Kruse

The history of modern America, with particular focus on domestic political and social changes. Topics include the Roaring 20s; the Great Depression and the New Deal; the homefront of World War II and the Cold War; the civil rights movement and the Great Society; the Vietnam War; the sexual revolution; the Silent Majority, the Nixon administration, and Watergate.

Sample reading list:
Story, The Rise of Conservatism in America
Polenberg, The Era of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Raines, My Soul is Rested
Schrecker, The Age of McCarthyism
Schulman, Lyndon B. Johnson and American Liberalism

Reading/Writing assignments:
150-200 pages of reading per week, midterm exam, final exam, short paper.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 25%
Final Exam - 30%
Papers - 20%
Class/Precept Participation - 25%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
PDF option is not available for History concentrators..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21165 L01 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm M W   Friend Center   101   Enrolled:168 Limit:200
21166 P01 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm M   Friend Center   204   Enrolled:11 Limit:15
21167 P02 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm M   Friend Center   204   Enrolled:9 Limit:15
21168 P03 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm M   Dickinson Hall   210   Enrolled:15 Limit:15 Closed
21169 P04 10:00 am - 10:50 am T   McCosh Hall   B13   Enrolled:13 Limit:15
21170 P05 11:00 am - 11:50 am T   McCosh Hall   B13   Enrolled:13 Limit:15
21171 P06 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm T   McCormick Hall   103   Enrolled:15 Limit:15 Closed
21172 P07 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm T   McCormick Hall   362   Enrolled:11 Limit:15
21173 P08 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm T   McCosh Hall   B22   Enrolled:8 Limit:15
21174 P09 10:00 am - 10:50 am W        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
21175 P10 11:00 am - 11:50 am W   McCosh Hall   B13   Enrolled:13 Limit:15
23305 P10A 11:00 am - 11:50 am W        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
21176 P11 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm W   Friend Center   205   Enrolled:14 Limit:15
21177 P12 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm W   Friend Center   205   Enrolled:15 Limit:15 Closed
21178 P13 10:00 am - 10:50 am Th   McCosh Hall   B13   Enrolled:10 Limit:15
21179 P14 11:00 am - 11:50 am Th   McCosh Hall   B13   Enrolled:9 Limit:15
21180 P15 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm Th   Green Hall   0-N-7   Enrolled:12 Limit:15