2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 23, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

HIST 0363 - U.S. in the 1960s


Credits: 3

This course offers an advanced examination of the political, social, and cultural history of America in the 1960s.  Students will first examine the significant causal factors in the post-WWII years that precipitated events in this transformative decade.  Then we will focus on historical themes of popular culture, activism, politics, and war in the 1960s.  Some specific topics include the Baby Boom Generation, teenagers, Rock’n’Roll, The Cold War, communist paranoia, presidential administrations, the Civil Rights Movement, Women’s Rights, activist movements led by Latino and Chicano Americans, Native Americans, and LGBT Americans, and the Vietnam War.