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Brian G. Casserly
HSTAA 303
Seattle Campus

Modern American Civilization From 1877

Emergence of modern America, after the Civil War; interrelationships of economic, social, political, and intellectual developments.

Class description

This class covers the political, economic, social, and cultural history of the U.S. from the end of Reconstruction to the late 20th Century. It will focus on a number of themes, including the impacts of war on the U.S., civil rights and expanding notions of citizenship, the expansion of the role of the federal government, and the rise of the U.S. as a global power.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

A previous U.S. history survey class would be helpful but is not required.

Class assignments and grading

To be arranged...information will be provided in the class syllabus.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Brian G. Casserly
Date: 06/02/2004