The United States since 1890

University of Stirling

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The United States since 1890

  • Host University

    University of Stirling

  • Location

    Stirling, Scotland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • SCQF Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The module considers some of the main trends and developments in United States history during the twentieth
    century by looking in-depth at the three themes: The Great Depression and the New Deal; The United States and
    the Cold War; U.S. political history since the 1950s. Emphasis is placed on political and social history. Students
    will study, for example, the distribution of political power and wealth, ideology and social attitudes, gender and

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