HIST 168
1968-1969: Two Years in America Fall 2014
Division II Writing Skills
Cross-listed AMST 168 / HIST 168
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These two years were tumultuous ones worldwide. The escalation of the war in Vietnam, the Soviet invasion of Prague, the student uprisings in Paris and Japan, and the racial politics in the Summer Olympics held in Mexico City all had their counterparts that reverberated in the streets, college campuses, the halls of Congress, movie theaters, and concert halls and rock festivals in the United States. This first-year seminar will examine some of the major events of this time period in America: the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy, the Democratic Convention in Chicago, as well as cultural trends such as the development of the anti-war movement, the push for curricular reforms on college campuses, and the rise of the “counter culture.”
The Class: Format: seminar
Limit: 19
Expected: 15-19
Class#: 1148
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on a number of writing assignments: two 3- to 5-page response papers, a 5- to 7-page oral history, an annotated bibliography, and a final 10-page research paper
Prerequisites: first-year or sophomore standing; juniors or seniors with permission of the instructor
Enrollment Preferences: first-year students, and then sophomores who have not previously taken a 100-level seminar
Distributions: Division II Writing Skills
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
AMST 168 Division II HIST 168 Division II
Attributes: AMST Arts in Context Electives
AMST Comp Studies in Race, Ethnicity, Diaspora
AMST Space and Place Electives
HIST Group F Electives - U.S. + Canada

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