HIST 121 - History of the United States (1865 - Present)

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

January 2017

This course covers the development of the United States after the Civil War. This survey course stresses an understanding of Reconstruction, the growth of big business, and domestic and foreign problems to provide a basis for a comprehensive and intelligent evaluation of current problems. The cultural, social, economic, geographic, diplomatic and political factors involved in the evolution of American society are also analyzed through a variety of chronological reports.The historical development of the following national, ethnic, and racial groups, such as, American Indians, Europeans, Latinos, Africans, and Asians, as well as women, are also examined.


Course Type

Lower Division