HS 210 - (UC) Contemporary America
(3 cr.) This survey of American history from 1945 to the present focuses on both social and political matters. Students study topics including the McCarthy era and the nuclear age, the civil and women's rights movements, Nixon and the Watergate crisis, gay liberation, the Reagan revolution and end of the Cold War, and the era of American global dominance and its challenges. Particular attention is given to the impact of the diverse cultures and peoples that have emerged in contemporary American society. Prerequisite: 1 group; QU 101 or FYS 101; one course from HS level 100; Every Year, All

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