U.S. History since 1876

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subject Name: 
History
Course Number: 
151
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
This course introduces students to key themes in United States history from the late nineteenth century to the early twenty-first century. In particular, we will examine how war, migration, and struggles over race, gender, and industrial
capitalism shaped modern American politics and society. We will also explore the United States' emergence as a global superpower and the implications of this development for world history. (Gen. Ed. HS)
Comments: 
The course consists of weekly lectures, reading assignments, and discussion sections. Students will be evaluated on two Quizzes, a Take-Home Midterm Exam, a Take-Home Final Exam, a Film Analysis Paper, and participation in discussion sections.
Linked Course: 
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
15385

Course Sections

U.S. History since 1876
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Samuel Redman sredman@history.umass.edu TU TH 11:30AM 12:20PM Goessmann Lab. Add rm 64