This continuation of HIST 1A covers the history of the United States from the conclusion of World War I to the present. Main subjects include the cultural and economic changes of the 1920s, the onset of the Great Depression, and the reform program of Roosevelt's New Deal. Other topics include the causes and consequences of World War II, U.S. global policies, the Cold War, conflicts in Korea and Vietnam, the roots of social change (particularly the drive for African-American civil rights and the movement for women's rights), the political crisis of Watergate, the conclusion of the Cold War, and the effort to structure new post-Cold War political and commercial relations. View TEKS.
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