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HIST 616B - Contemporary America: The United States since 1945

(3 units)
American culture and society from 1945 to present. Impact of the Cold War, mass entertainment and popular culture, the civil rights and feminist movements, the counterculture, and globalization.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. critically examine American foreign policy after 1945 and its impact on domestic and global developments that shaped the contemporary United States.
2. analyze and synthesize primary, secondary, and cultural sources.
3. find and use historical scholarship and sources to answer a research question.
4. present ideas in a clear and persuasive manner both orally and in writing, in accordance with the ethical principles governing scholarly inquiry.
5. analyze struggles for equality and inclusion of marginalized groups in the United States after 1945.


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