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2021-2022 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HST 204 - 20th Century America II

Credits 3
Lecture / 3 hours per week
Examines the major political, social, economic and cultural trends that have shaped America since World War II. The course explores the central questions and events of the past half-century including the Cold War, the emergence of suburbs and the decline of cities, the rise and fall of post-war liberalism, the tensions of the 1960s, and the more recent rise of conservatism and a global economy. Class debates center around significant controversies of the period.