History | American History II
H106 | 3122 | Nieto-Phillips

This course will survey aspects of U.S. history from 1865 through the
1990s, paying special attention to social, cultural and political
trends. What have been the driving forces behind the nation's rise to
world predominance in the twentieth century?  How have such factors
as race, ethnicity, immigration, gender, and religion shaped the
United States' past and sense of itself?  How did ordinary
individuals respond to the cultural, political or economic challenges
of their day?  Join us in searching for answers to these and many
other questions.