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America Ascendant: The United States from 1914 to the Present

Course Prefix: 
HI
Course Number: 
312
Course Credits: 
3

Examines the development of the United States into a world superpower, focusing on the reforms of the New Deal, New Frontier/Great Society and the Civil Rights Movement. Also considered is the assumption of international responsibility through two world wars and the Cold War. Attention is also paid to issues in American diversity and the divisions in the nation resulting from the Vietnam conflict along with recent issues of significance. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.