his125 | undergraduate
Us History From 1865 To 1945
This undergraduate-level course is 9 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Industrialization and Immigration
- Connect industrialization to urbanization and immigration during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.
- Describe the economic, political, and social influence of industrialization on America.
- Describe the immigrant experience in the late 1800s.
Imperialism and the Great War
- Identify the relationship between military events and outcomes of the Spanish-American War.
- Examine the causes and results of American involvement in World War I.
- Summarize American imperialism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The Jazz Age
- Identify social trends of the 1920s and their contributions to modern America.
- Trace the rise of consumerism in America during the 1920s.
The Great Depression and the New Deal
- Explain the underlying causes of the Great Depression.
- Compare the responses of Hoover and Roosevelt to the economic crisis.
- Summarize the economic, political, and social characteristics of the New Deal.
Causes of World War II and America’s Home Front
- Identify the causes for American involvement in World War II.
- Discuss the economic, political, and social characteristics of the American home front during World War II.
World War II and the Atomic Bomb
- Describe the military course of World War II across both Europe and the Pacific.
- Analyze Truman’s decision to drop the atomic bomb.
Reconstruction and the New South
- Evaluate the outcomes of Reconstruction.
- Summarize the economic, political, and social characteristics of the New South.
- Explain the populist response to late 19th century developments.
- Describe the conflicts that characterized western expansion between settlers and Native Americans.
- Explain the political and military actions of the federal government toward Native Americans.
Labor and Progressivism
- Explain the rise of Labor in response to factory conditions.
- Describe the effects of Progressivism on American society in the early 20th century.
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