U.S. Interwar Years
Provides an in-depth examination of political, social and cultural history, from the 1920's to the early 1940's. Students who successfully complete this course will demonstrate knowledge of the background to the economic collapse of the Great Depression, the rise of Franklin D. Roosevelt's "New Deal," and the beginnings of the Second World War. Students will also gain a deeper understanding of U.S. diversity, from region to race, from rural to urban, and from liberal to conservative strains of political thought. Cross-referenced with History 306. Offered alternate fall terms.