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HIST 144 - History of the United States Since 1865

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts.
Transfers to: UC, (*credit limit), CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: HIST 144 or HIST 144H)

This course provides a survey of the political, social, economic, and cultural development of the United States from Reconstruction (1865) to the present. Some topics addressed are Reconstruction, the American West, capital and labor in the age of enterprise, America as an emerging world power, World War I, World War II, the Vietnam Era, the Cold War, and the new world order. This course fulfills the American Institutions requirement for the Associate Degree. It is recommended for all history majors and satisfies a course requirement for the History for Transfer (AA-T) degree.

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