HIST408 The United States: 1900 to Second World War (3 semester hours)

This course examines the changes in American society at the end of the 19th century as it confronted the issues of industrialization, immigration, and urbanization. It explores the open conflict between the advocates of isolationism and collective security and examines the impact of World War I. It also examines the changing values of the 1920’s, the stock market crash of 1929, the Great Depression that followed, and the prelude to the second world war.(Prerequisites: HIST300/HS334 for History and Military History majors only)