HIST 266
The Roaring Twenties and the Rough Thirties
Last Offered Fall 2020
Division II
Cross-listed HIST 266 / AMST 267
This course is not offered in the current catalog or this is a previous listing for a current course.

Class Details

This course will probe the domestic history of the U.S. from 1919 to 1939 and the cultural, economic, political, and social changes accompanying America’s evolution into a modern society. Themes include: developments in work, leisure, and consumption; impact of depression on the organization of the public and private sectors; persistence of traditional values such as individualism and the success ethos in shaping responses to change; and the evolving diversity of America and the American experience.
The Class: Format: seminar
Limit: 15
Expected: 15
Class#: 2845
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: Students will be graded on class participation and will have two take-home essay examinations (a midterm and a final, each 6-8 pages). In addition, students will write two short response papers and will complete an interpretative essay (5-7 pages) focused on art from the WPA Federal Art Project.
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: HIST and AMST majors as well as students with demonstrated interest in the material
Distributions: Division II
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
HIST 266 Division II AMST 267 Division II
Attributes: HIST Group F Electives - U.S. + Canada

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