Mar 27, 2023
HIST 144 - United States History Since 1865
U.S. history from Reconstruction to the present. Themes include Imperialism, Progressivism, World War I, Great Depression, World War II, the Civil Rights and Women’s Movements, the Vietnam War, recent U.S. foreign policy and political movements. SB-Perspectives on Cultures and Experiences of U.S. (W).
General Education Category: SB-Perspectives on Cultures and Experiences of U.S. (W). K2 - Community, Culture, & Citizenship
General Education Pathways: P3 Perspectives on Current Issues, P4 Social Justice
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Identify and evaluate the origins and interplay of class, gender, and race in the United States since 1865
- Identify and evaluate the origins and impact of nationalism and/or imperialism in the United States since 1865
- Demonstrate understanding of how the American past (since the Civil War) has shaped the present
- Demonstrate understanding of key elements of the U.S. Constitution, as well as the evolution and impact of key American reform movements, court decisions, legislation, and wars since 1865
- Demonstrate understanding of how and why Americans have resolved–or failed to resolve–common problems since 1865.
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Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg Summer Locations: Ellensburg
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