HIST 221 U. S. History II, 1877 to the Present

This course will provide students with an understanding of the challenges and achievements experienced within the United States from the latter decades of the nineteenth century to the present. Beginning with the end of Reconstruction, students will use political cartoons, speeches, letters, biographies and other historical sources to gain an understanding regarding the challenges faced by the nation in areas such as foreign policy, immigration, the economy, civil rights, and political participation.



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