HIST 337 The United States: The Sixties

3 credits

Emphasizes primary sources to explore the fast-paced social, political, and cultural changes that occurred in America from 1960 to 1974. The course explores major trends in society, the economy, and politics. Topics include the presidencies of Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon; the civil rights and black liberation movements; the Vietnam War; the rise and fall of the New Left; and the counter-culture. Students may not take both HIST 337 and HIST 300.

Prerequisite(s): A 100 or 200 level American history class and ENG 152 or equivalent.