HIST224 - Rise of the United States

10 cp
Prerequisites 10 cp from 100-level units in History
Teaching Organisation 3 hours per week for twelve weeks or equivalent of on-campus lectures and tutorials, with the possibility of online discussions, museum assignments and film screenings.

This unit traces the development of the United States from the end of the Civil War until the present day, with emphasis placed on domestic affairs. Studies include the changing nature of federal/state power relations, the emergence of the modern presidency and the roles of war, gender and race in shaping modern American society.