21H.102 American History since 1865


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Examines the history of American politics, economics, and society from the Civil War to the present. Use of secondary accounts and primary documents such as court cases, letters and diaries, photographs, and films to examine some of the key issues in the development of modern America: industrialization and urbanization, US emergence as a global power, growth of consumer culture, and the development of the civil rights movement.

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. Capozzola.

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

In the Spring 2015 Subject Evaluations, 21H.102 was rated 5.7 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the The Emergence of Modern America 1865-Present site or on the 21H.102 Stellar site.

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The Emergence of Modern America 1865-Present
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