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Term Subject Catalog # Title Credits / Units
Summer 2020 HIS 113 US History since 1865 4 cr.
Class Session Time Syllabus
1 5-week summer Mon - Fri HIS-113-5


After the Civil War, Americans created a new urbanizing and industrializing landscape with a variety of issues such as migration flows, growing class conflicts, and racial divisions. This course explores: How did the US move from the Civil War to a world power? What have been the tensions between national ideals of "liberty for all" and the US market expansion? Topics covered include: Jim Crow South; immigration and urbanization; Populism and the Progressivism; consumerism; many wars; social movements after 1945; Reaganism and after.