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The Fifties

This course covers the period from the end of World War II in 1945 to President John F Kennedy's inauguration in 1961, focusing on the social, political, economic, and cultural trends of the era. Topics include the Cold War, the atomic age, McCarthyism, the early civil rights movements, the Fifties family, rock 'n' roll, the Golden Age of television, automobile culture and the growth of the suburbs, and the Beat movement.

Offered in:

2015 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 6485 M
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Maley,Carney M CPLYSQRE
Session: Cont. Education Session 1
Class Dates: 09/11/2015 - 12/11/2015
Capacity: 30
Enrolled: 6
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = ENGL 102
Course Attributes: Humanities Distribution