HIST246N: Modern America

Class Program
Credits 3
This course will cover important political, technological, economic, and social developments since World War II. Discussion will focus on exploring three themes/topics: the impact of rapid technological innovation on society; the paradox of American democracy and popular demands for change; and the role of the United States government at home and in an increasingly interconnected world. By the end of the course, students should understand that knowledge of the post-World War II period provides them with a valuable historical perspective for critically assessing current events.

ENGL101N or ENGL110N.