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Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

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STSH 2520 - History of the United States Since 1877

A survey of American history from the end of Reconstruction to the present. The course examines such major themes as industrialization, the rise of the city, and the impact of new technologies; it surveys the progressive movement, Theodore Roosevelt, Wilson, and the United States in World War I; and it concludes by treating the economic depression of the 1930s, the New Deal of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the U.S. in World War II, and political and social developments from Kennedy to Carter.

When Offered: Offered annually.

Credit Hours: 4

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