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America and the West After World War II

HIST - 230

Credits: 3

Catalog Year: 2017

This course will examine the economic systems, political theories, and social developments in the United States, Great Britain, and Europe after World War II. This course will survey events such as, the "Cold War", "Korean War", "Civil Rights Movement", "Changing Demographics and the growth of the Sun Belt", and the "United States' heightened military involvement in the Middle East." Through the tracing of these events students will gain an understanding of the alliances and policies which have influenced modern day relations between America and the West Since 1945.