AMST 3206 Hard Times: The Great Depression
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as AMER 20.1.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Reexamination of the American Dream. Effect of the national experience of poverty and "failure" of the Puritan ethic. The dust bowl and migration of Okies; rise of proto-fascist factions; bread lines; Hollywood films.