HIST 1640 U.S. History since the Great Depression

March 23, 2021

HIST 1640 U.S. History since the Great Depression (also AMST 1640) (HA-AS, HST-AS, SCD-AS) (HNA)

Monday and Wednesday: 2:45-4:00

Professor Julilly Kohler-Hausmann

An introductory survey to United States history since the Great Depression, this course explores the dramatic social, economic, and political transformations of the last century. It emphasizes domestic political developments, particularly the evolving notions of government responsibility for various social problems. Therefore, the course is especially concerned with the interactions between the state, popular movements, and people’s daily lives.

Klarman Hall at sunset