Making Modern America 1865-1919
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.
For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for HISTORY 257.
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Not taught in 2022
Nell Irvin Painter, Standing at Armageddon: The United States, 1877-1919, New York, 2008.
Coursework + exam
HISTORY 257: 15 points
15 points at Stage I in History and 30 points passed