hst165 | undergraduate
U. S. History 1865 To 1945
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Industrialization and Progressivism
- Connect industrialization to urbanization and immigration during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.
- Describe the effects of Progressivism on American society in the early 20th century.
- Describe the economic, political, and social influence of industrialization on America.
- Explain the rise of Labor in response to factory conditions.
Imperialism and the Great War
- Summarize American imperialism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
- 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.
The Jazz Age, Great Depression, and New Deal
- Trace the rise of consumerism in America during the 1920s.
- Identify social trends of the 1920s and their contributions to modern America.
- 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.
World War II
- Identify the causes for American involvement in WW II.
- Discuss the economic, political and social characteristics of the American home front during WW II.
- Describe the military course of WW II across both Europe and the Pacific.
- Analyze Trumanâs decision to drop the atomic bomb.
Reconstruction and the West
- Evaluate the outcomes of Reconstruction.
- Summarize the economic, political, and social characteristics of the New South.
- Describe the effect of western expansion and development on Native Americans.
- Explain the populist response to late 19th-century development.
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