US Since 1945

Spring 2009 | Juniata College

Description

This course offers an overview of United States history since 1945. It does not attempt to offer an exhaustive examination of the period, but instead exposes the student to central events, major themes, and key personalities that have shaped our country over the past fifty years. These themes include the Cold War, the internal and external impact of war, the civil rights movement, the new role of women in society, suburbanization, the growth of a consumer society, popular culture and the impact of the presidency upon U. S. policies.

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