HIST 112: American History Since 1861

Evolution of the American constitutional republic and its ideas, institutions, and practices from the Civil War to the present; historical challenges of the American political system; religious traditions; immigration; cultural diversity; social, political, and economic transformations in American life during the twentieth century; social consequences of the Industrial Revolution and its impact on politics and culture; origins, effects, aftermath, and significance of the two world wars, the Korea and Vietnam conflicts, and the post-Cold War era. This course satisfies the Modes of Inquiry requirement for Understanding the Individual and Society.

Three credit hours.

Meeting Information:

Online Course

Mark Hagy