The University of St. Thomas

Mod Us/Global Perspective
Title:Mod Us/Global Perspective
Course Number:114
College:College of Arts & Sciences
Instructor:Ceric, Meliha -
Time:1930 - 2115
Location:John Roach Center St Paul
Room:JRC 246
Credit Hours Start Date End Date Days Available Enrollment Maximum
4 02/03 05/23 -  T  -   R  - 0 25 25
Course Description:
Social, political, cultural, and economic history of the peoples of the United States from the Reconstruction period following the Civil War to the present. Special emphasis is given to the relation of racial minorities, ethnic groups, and immigrants to the dominant culture, and to the changing role of the U.S. within its larger global context. Major themes include: Reconstruction, domestic and overseas expansion, industrialization, racism and nativism, world wars, cold war, movements of liberation and reform, and other contemporary issues. This course fulfills the Historical Studies requirement in the core curriculum.