HIST 3441 Twentieth-Century America: 1914-1945
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 41.6.
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3 hours; 3 credits
United States history from the Wilson presidency through the U.S. entry into the Korean War and the onset of McCarthyism: consolidation of progressivism and the Wilson presidency; entry into World War I and the Wilsonian agenda; the rise of the corporatist state; the United States and the world of the 1920s; clashes of culture in interwar America; the Depression and the emergence of a Democratic majority; the importance of dissenters; Franklin Roosevelt and American reform; the battle over the role of the Supreme Court; the United States and World War II; postwar politics; nuclear weapons and the militarization of the Cold War.
Prerequisite: Core Studies 4 or Core Curriculum 1220 [2.2] or the permission of the chairperson.