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U.S. Society and Culture, 1860-1940

Description:
This course traces the dreams and realities of men's and women's lives in the United States from the Civil War through the Great Depression. Topics include the Westward Movement, the Second Industrial Revolution, immigrants and the city, World War I, the great Migration and the Harlem Renaissance, and the emergence of a consumer society in the 1920's. Among the materials analyzed in this course are primary sources such as photographs and paintings, film, short stories and poetry, letters and diaries, and public documents, as well as secondary-source analyses of specific themes and issues presented in scholarly historical essays.

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2017 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 4964 MWF
8:00 - 8:50 am
Chassler,Philip Isaac Y04-4190
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/05/2017
Capacity: 30
Enrolled: 30
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = ENGL 102
Course Attributes: Diversity Area: United States

2017 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 2347 TuTh
8:00 - 9:15 am
Hess,John W W02-0107
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 01/23/2017
Capacity: 35
Enrolled: 35
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = ENGL 102
Course Attributes: Diversity Area: United States