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The United States in the Twentieth-Century


Value half unit


Dr Dawn-Marie Gibson


Taught through weekly lectures and weekly follow-up seminars


2-hour exam (70%), best one of two coursework essays (30%)


This course provides an examination of U.S History in the Twentieth-Century. The course examines foreign policy, politics, society and culture. It looks in detail at the Progressive Era, World War I, the 1920s, the Great Depression, the New Deal, World War II, the Civil Rights Movement, the Cold War, the Resurgence of the Right since the 1960s and contemporary America.


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