HIST 3442 Twentieth-Century America: 1945-present
3 hours; 3 credits
McCarthyism and the culture of the Cold War; the emergence of the civil rights movement; liberalism and the dilemmas of the 1960s; Lyndon Johnson and the Great Society; the United States in Vietnam; 1968 and the collapse of the New Deal coalition; Richard Nixon and Watergate; environmentalism, feminism, and new social movements; the revitalization of American conservatism; the intersection of law and politics; 9/11 and its impacts; the Obama and Trump presidencies.
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