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HIS362 U.S. Between Wars, 1865-1917

Lead Faculty: Dr Daniel R. Thorburn

Course Description

Examines transformation of America and expansion of American influence after the Civil War through World War I. Includes reconstruction; demographic and economic expansion; industrialization and its consequences for labor and social relations; mass immigration; growth of American imperialism; socialist, populist, and progressive movements; and World War I and Wilsonianism.

Learning Outcomes

  • Specify the problems, and the process of their resolution, in recreating an American polity in the aftermath of slavery.
  • Comprehend the altered character of the American economy and social relations in the late 19th century.
  • Explain the purposes and distinctions of populist and progressive reform efforts and socialist movements.
  • Chart the history of American race relations amid the onset of Jim Crow and the second wave of immigration.
  • Assess the emergence of issues drawing the U.S. onto a global stage.