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Part I: America in the 

Late 19th Century


Week 1-2: (August 24, 29, and 31)

COURSE INTRO; A New Birth (and death) of Freedom: From Reconstruction to Jim Crow


Week 3: (September 5 and 7)

Gilded Age: Industrialization/Labor Movement


Week 4: (September 12 and 14)

Manifest Destiny: Transformation of the West


Week 5: (September 19 and 21)

Huddled Masses: Immigration/Urbanization


Part II: America in the First Half of the 20th Century


Week 6: (September 26 and 28)

Muckrakers and Trustbusters: Progressive Era


Week 7: (October 3 and 5)

White Man's Burden: Imperialism/World War I


Week 8: (October 10 and 12)

Birth of the Modern: The 1920s


Week 9: (October 17 and 19)

Worst Hard Time: Great Depression/New Deal


Week 10: (October 24 and 26)

Good Fight: World War II (Class on October 31, Halloween, will by Online--Zoom link to come)


Part III: America Since World War II


Week 11: (October 31 and November 2)

Iron Curtain and Red Scare: Cold War


Week 12: (November 7 and 9)

Baby Boom: Conformism to Counterculture


Week 13: (November 14 and 16)

Eyes on the Prize: Civil Rights and Black Power Movements (Class on Wednesday, November 23, Thanksgiving Eve, will be Online--Zoom link to come)


Week 14: (November 21 and 28)

(No Class November 23, Thanksgiving) 

The Times They Are a Changin': Social and Political Movements


Week 15: (November 30 and December 5)

Morning in America: Malaise and the Rise of Conservatism


Last Day of Class (December 7)

Review of Class and Update to 2023

















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