21H.102 American History since 1865

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Examines the social, cultural, political, and economic history of the United States, from the Civil War to the present. Uses secondary analysis and primary documents, such as court cases, personal accounts, photographs, and films, to examine some of the key issues in the shaping of modern America, including industrialization and urbanization, immigration, the rise of a mass consumer society, the emergence of the US as a global power, and the development of civil rights activism and other major social movements.

This class has no prerequisites.

21H.102 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by C. Horan.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays in 56-162.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-H.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the American History Since 1865 site or on the 21H.102 Stellar site.

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