NYU Steinhardt

Key Debates in U.S. History

  • Course Number: SOCED-UE 1073
  • Hours: 60
  • Units: 4
  • Description: Surveys key developments in American Civilization since the Civil War. Explores the rise of the U.S. to world power, the impact of industrialization, mass immigration & urbanization on American society, the evolution of the political system, reform & radical dissent, & the role that race, class, & gender played in post-1865 U.S. history. Combines historical with geographical analysis of the U.S., introducing cultural & physical geography as tools for studying & teaching the American past.
  • Old Course Number: E23.1073