HIST 104: U.S. History Since 1877

Class Program
Credits 3
A survey of United States history since 1877. An introduction of America's entry into world politics and its prominence in the Industrial Revolution with a study of progressivism and political change. America's entry into World War I and its outcome also are examined as well as the New Era, the 1920s, and the events which led to economic disaster. FDR's presidency, the Depression and World War II are explored. The Cold War, the complacent years of Truman and Eisenhower, the 1960s, Vietnam and Watergate are discussed. The Reagan and Bush administrations and the new order in Eastern Europe are also presented. (F, S) ND:HIST