American history from the end of Reconstruction to the present. The impact of industrialization, immigration, urbanization, and the rise of mass culture in the United States; the effect of depressions and wars on American society and politics; and the roots and results of reform movements ranging from populism and progressivism to the civil rights, women's, and environmental movements. Ongoing debates about the government's proper economic and social role; changing views of ethnicity, race, and gender in America; and the determinants of United States foreign policy. One course.
United States and Canada