2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CHIST 3328 America Since World War II

This course will highlight the people, ideas, events, and developments that shaped the history of America since World War II. Sources of disquiet at home, e.g., the McCarthy Era; the Civil Rights Movement; Sixties Radicalism; the revived Women's Movement; the Reagan Revolution;" the post-industrial economy; persisting inequality; and increasing voter apathy will be explored along with important challenges that the United States has faced abroad e.g. the Cold War; the conflict in Vietnam; the collapse of Communist regimes in Russia and Eastern Europe; the global economy; genocide and ethnic cleansing; crises in the Middle East; and the threat of international terrorism.




CLITR 1100, OR one 1000- or 2000-level CHIST or CHUMS course


Every even Fall