Sep 20, 2021  
2018-19 RACC Student Catalog 
2018-19 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIS 115 - US History II: The Emergence of Modern America

3 Credit Hours

This course explores the emergence of modern American society by examining the effects of Reconstruction; the triumphs and failures of 19th century industrial society; American imperialism; the “Roaring Twenties”; the causes and consequences of two world wars, the Great Depression, and the Cold War; the challenges and successes of various civil rights movements; and recent events in US history. A variety of primary and secondary sources will be used to explore race and ethnicity, social and economic class, gender, sexuality, and immigration in the context of political, economic, and social change.

Prerequisite(s): COM 050  or COM 051  or ESL 050 , and COM 061  or ESL 060  

Corequisite(s): This course satisfies the core competency for

Cultural Understanding.

Semesters Offered: Spring/Summer

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