This course examines major trends in American history since 1945, the year marking both the end of the Second World War and the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt. The course starts with Roosevelt's New Deal legacy and the origins of the Cold War. In foreign affairs emphasis is given to the policy of containment and how it played out until the Cold War ended. Examination of domestic events includes such significant social developments as the civil rights movement, feminism, and multiculturalism.
Triad: History/Political Science