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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

HS 3700 - The United States Since 1945

The course is a study of the development of America’s social, cultural, and political history since World War II, beginning with Harry Truman’s presidency to the administration of Ronald Reagan and the politics of the 1980s. Topics explored are the United States as a post-war power, McCarthyism, Cold War politics, the civil rights movements (ethnic, racial, and gender), the Great Society, Vietnam, counterculture, Watergate, and the New Right.