Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018
HST 347 Your Parents’ America
4 hours; 4 credits
The United States from World War II to the Vietnam War, using parents’ reminiscences. A study of the effects of World War II and the Cold War, the growth of mass media, the youth gangs of the 1950s, the Civil Rights movement and rising expectations, the suburban dream, the cult of the automobile, the fear of atomic disaster, the sexual revolution, and changing patterns of child rearing. For History majors and minors, this is designated as a United States history course.
Prerequisites: Any 200-level history course and ENG 151
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