US History 1865 to Present (HIST 275.3)

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HIST 275 02 January 2018 Christopher Marsh
HIST 275 02 January 2017 Benjamin Hoy
HIST 275 02 January 2016


This lecture course examines many of the significant social, economic, environmental, political, diplomatic and military developments in American history, from 1865 to the present. It focusses on several important historical topics including: Reconstruction; westward expansion; industrialization and urbanization; imperialism and the rise to global power; World War I, the Great Depression, and World War II; the Civil Rights Movement and the counterculture; the Cold War and its aftermath.


3 credit units HIST at the 100 level, or INTS 101, or 30 credit units of university.


Post-1815; North America. Students with credit for HIST 270.6 may not take this course for credit.

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