HIST 385 Modern America

This course is a detailed study of United States history from 1945 to the present. Emphasis is placed on the Cold War between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R., American involvement in Vietnam, 1960's idealism, and American politics in the post-Watergate era, including Clinton impeachment. Pre-requisite: ENGL 120 - College Composition II or ENGL 121H - Honors Composition II. This course is part of the university's Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines program. Fall, alternate years.