Course Catalog

UGRD > AMST > 212G

The US in the Eighties

This course examines the politics and experiences of President Reagan's "morning in America," including family life, work, and organized labor; changes in the pattern of wealth and poverty; the enlargement of the role of the media in culture and politics; and US interventions in Central America and elsewhere. The course may be counted toward the American studies major or minor. Capabilities addressed: Critical reading, critical thinking, clear writing, academic self assessment, collaborative learning, information technology.

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