The American Century: The History of the United States, 1945-2000

Queen Mary, University of London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The American Century: The History of the United States, 1945-2000

  • Host University

    Queen Mary, University of London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    American Studies, History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Credits: 15.0
    Overlap: None
    Prerequisite: None

    This module examines the major developments in United States history in the twentieth century. The general
    issues to be explored include the domestic cycles of conservatism and liberalism in America, and on the world
    stage, the rise of the United States to superpower status. Specific topics to be covered include World Wars I
    and II, the Jazz Age, the New Deal, civil rights, and the Vietnam War. The roles played by particular
    individuals, such as Theodore Roosevelt, John Kennedy and Martin Luther King, will also be examined.

    Assessment: 50.0% Coursework, 50.0% Examination
    Level: 5

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