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HIST409 - The United States: WW II to the Present

Course Details

Course Code: HIST409 Course ID: 3071 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

The United States: WW II to the Present is a study of the political, economic, social, and cultural development of the United States from World War II to the Present. Topics include social and cultural changes in the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and the first decade of the 21st Century; the United States foreign policy from the post-WWII "Cold War," to Korea, Vietnam, and other global confrontations between the United States and the communist world from Somalia, Grenada, and the First Gulf War to the most recent "War on Terrorism"; and the technological changes and their impact on the social and economical development of the United States. (Prerequisites: HIST300/HS334 for History and Military History majors only)





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Book Title:Restless Giant: The United States from Watergate to Bush vs. Gore – e-book available in the APUS Online Library.
ISBN:9780195122169
Publication Info:Oxford University Press Lib
Author:James Patterson
Unit Cost:$42.62
Book Title:Grand Expectations: The United States, 1945-1974 - E-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780195117974
Author:Patterson, J
Unit Cost:$20.60

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.