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Number:HG322
Name:United States History Since the Civil War
Description:Westward expansion, industrialization, imperialism, World War I, the Twenties and Thirties, World War II, and the post-World War II period are discussed. Emphasis is on cultural, economic, and political developments. (Offered in alternate years with Maine History.)
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):In alt yrs with Maine History
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):
This course was previously titled United States History II

Course Objectives

Conquest of Indians
Mining Frontier
Cattle Frontier
Industrialization
Causes and Effects of Spanish-American War
U.S. as a World Power
Causes and Effects of WWI
Causes and Effects of WWII
The 1920s and Depression of 1929
New Deal Legislation
Korean Conflict and the 1950
The Turmoil of the 1960s and Vietnam Conflict
The 1970s and Watergate
"The 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
S 2013 Liberty, Equality, Power : A History of the American People, 0-495-90383-3 Murrin, John M. / Jo 5TH 11 Wadsworth, Inc
S 2012 UNFINISHED NATION BRIEF V 0-07-287911-4 BRINKLEY MCGRAW-HILL
S 2011 The Unfinished Nation Volume II From 1865 Brinkley, Alan 1st McGraw Hill
S 2011 UNFINISHED NATION BRIEF V 0-07-287911-4 BRINKLEY MCGRAW-HILL
S 2010 AMERICA: NARRATIVE HISTOR 0-393-92736-9 TINDALL 7 NORTON
S 2009 AMERICAN JOURNEY VOL 2 (W 0-13-221739-2 GOLDFIELD 4 PEARSON EDUCATION
S 2009 AMERICAN SPIRIT VOL II 0-618-50868-6 KENNEDY 11 HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
S 2009 PLUNKITT OF TAMMANY HALL 0-451-52620-1 RIORDON NACSCORP
S 2008 AMERICAN SPIRIT VOL II KENNEDY 1 HM
S 2007 AMERICAN SPIRIT VOL II 0-618-50868-6 KENNEDY 11 HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
S 2006 "AMERICAN SPIRIT KENNEDY V.II"
S 2001 Brief American Pageant Vol II 0-395-97867-X Kennedy 5 HM
S 2000 Brief American Pageant 0-395-97867-x Kennedy 5 HM
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