HIST& 148 US History III • 5 Cr.
Surveys the history of the U.S. during the twentieth century. Topics include reform movements, the world wars, the Cold War, Civil Rights activism, feminism, and economic, social and political developments. May be used as social science or humanities credit, not both, at BC.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Analyze and critically evaluate primary and secondary sources.
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Articulate the influence of gender, class, and race on historical developments in U.S. society over the course of the twentieth century.
- Identify and assess the causes and consequences of major economic, social, political, and cultural developments in the United States during the twentieth century.
- Evaluate the causes and significance of the rise of the United States as a global power over the course of the twentieth century.