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Not offered 2010. Reoffer 2011.
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This unit concentrates on several main themes in American history during its long rise to global dominance from the Civil War of the 1860s to the 'civil wars' of the 1960s. The themes to be studied include: general American political history; changing black-white relations; the economic development of the United States from the 'robber baron' era of the nineteenth century to the affluent consumer society in the post-Second World War boom; the rise of the United States as a global power; social change from the era of slavery through prohibition and the Great Depression to the sexual revolution of the 60s.
Major essay 3500 words 60%, online test via DSO 40%