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HIST0367

20th Century America, 1929-55

Twentieth-Century America, 1929-1960
This course explores the political, social, and diplomatic history of the United States from the Great Depression and FDR's New Deal to the Affluent society and Eisenhower equilibrium of the 1950's. In addition to the response to the economic crisis of the 1930s, topics include the challenge of totalitarian fascism, World War II and its impact, and postwar America with emphasis on Truman's Fair Deal, the emerging Cold War, the Red Scare and McCarthyism, and the "American High" of the 1950s. 2 hrs. lect., 1 hr. disc.
Subject:
History
Department:
History
Division:
Humanities
Requirements Fulfilled:
HIS NOR
Equivalent Courses:

Sections

Spring 2010

HIST0367A-S10 Lecture (Ralph)
HIST0367Y-S10 Discussion (Ralph)
HIST0367Z-S10 Discussion (Ralph)

Fall 2006

HIST0367A-F06 Lecture (Jacobs)
HIST0367W-F06 Discussion (Jacobs)
HIST0367X-F06 Discussion (Jacobs)
HIST0367Y-F06 Discussion (Jacobs)
HIST0367Z-F06 Discussion (Jacobs)

Fall 2005

HIST0367A-F05 Lecture (Jacobs)
HIST0367Z-F05 Discussion

Fall 2004

HIST0367A-F04 Lecture (Jacobs)
HIST0367W-F04 Discussion (Jacobs)
HIST0367X-F04 Discussion (Jacobs)
HIST0367Y-F04 Discussion (Jacobs)
HIST0367Z-F04 Discussion (Jacobs)

Fall 2003

HIST0367A-F03 Lecture (Jacobs)
HIST0367Z-F03 Discussion