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Fall 2017-2018
* 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
20580 L01 11:00:00 am - 11:50:00 am M W   McCosh Hall   10   Enrolled:162 Limit:250
20581 P01 01:30:00 pm - 02:20:00 pm M   Dickinson Hall   210   Enrolled:11 Limit:12
20582 P02 02:30:00 pm - 03:20:00 pm M   McCosh Hall   30   Enrolled:12 Limit:12 Closed
20583 P03 03:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm M   McCosh Hall   30   Enrolled:12 Limit:12 Closed
20584 P04 07:30:00 pm - 08:20:00 pm M   Dickinson Hall   210   Enrolled:9 Limit:12
20585 P05 09:00:00 am - 09:50:00 am T        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
20586 P06 10:00:00 am - 10:50:00 am T   McCosh Hall   30   Enrolled:11 Limit:12
20587 P07 11:00:00 am - 11:50:00 am T   McCosh Hall   30   Enrolled:11 Limit:12
20588 P08 01:30:00 pm - 02:20:00 pm T   McCosh Hall   B13   Enrolled:11 Limit:12
20589 P09 02:30:00 pm - 03:20:00 pm T   McCosh Hall   B13   Enrolled:12 Limit:12 Closed
20590 P10 03:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm T   McCosh Hall   B13   Enrolled:9 Limit:12
20591 P11 07:30:00 pm - 08:20:00 pm T        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
20592 P12 09:00:00 am - 09:50:00 am W        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
20593 P13 10:00:00 am - 10:50:00 am W   McCosh Hall   30   Enrolled:11 Limit:13
20594 P14 01:30:00 pm - 02:20:00 pm W   Robertson Hall   029   Enrolled:11 Limit:12
20595 P15 02:30:00 pm - 03:20:00 pm W   Robertson Hall   029   Enrolled:12 Limit:12 Closed
20596 P16 03:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm W   McCosh Hall   B22   Enrolled:12 Limit:12 Closed
20597 P17 10:00:00 am - 10:50:00 am Th   McCosh Hall   26   Enrolled:6 Limit:12
20598 P18 11:00:00 am - 11:50:00 am Th   McCosh Hall   B22   Enrolled:12 Limit:12 Closed
22662 P99 TBA        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled