HST 421 America Since 1929 (A)

Prerequisite: HST 390 with a grade of C or better, or junior status with a GPA of 3.0.

Uses the Depression as a watershed and then examines American society to the present. Features political change from Roosevelt to Reagan, foreign policy from Pearl Harbor to the present, and the evolution of popular culture since the 1920s. Also gives attention to economic and social developments, including the rise of the civil rights movement and the women’s and gay liberation movements. 3 Cr.