2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Feb 24, 2024  
2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 2112 - U. S. History II

Prerequisite: Degree level proficiency in English and reading; or ENGL 0988  
Emphasizes the study of the social, cultural, and political history of the United States from 1865 to the beginning of the twenty-first century and will equip the student to better understand the problems and challenges of the contemporary world in relation to events and trends in modern American history. The course also provides an overview of the history of Georgia and the development of its constitution. Topics include the Reconstruction Period; the great West, the new South, and the rise of the debtor; the Gilded Age; the progressive movement; the emergence of the U. S. in world affairs; the Roaring Twenties; the Great Depression; World War II; the Cold War and the 1950’s; the 1960’s and 1970’s; and America since 1980. (associate degree-level course) Contact hours: Class - 3, Lab - 0. Credit hours: 3 (Su)