HISTORY 257

Making Modern America 1865-1919


Description

A survey of the United States from the end of Reconstruction through the First World War that evaluates the role of ordinary people as well as influential figures. Themes include industrialisation; labour conflict and organisation; segregation; reform; literary and intellectual movements; popular culture; imperialism; politics and the state.

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Availability 2022

Not taught in 2022

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Recommended Reading

Nell Irvin Painter, Standing at Armageddon: The United States, 1877-1919, New York, 2008.

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

HISTORY 257: 15 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage I in History and 30 points passed

Restrictions

HISTORY 357