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HIS 106 - America Today

Nassau / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
This course deals with America in the nuclear age, its recovery from World War II and its growing domination of the Western world. The course covers the dramatic changes in American society at home and its entanglements abroad in an effort to contain Russian and Chinese power. Domestic transformation of the Kennedy-Johnson period, the upheaval of Watergate, the Reagan "revolution", and contemporary issues in American life conclude the course.
Section: OLA
3
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HIS 130 - Ethnic Groups in American History

Nassau / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
An exploration of American history through the eyes, ears and emotions of its immigrants - the experiences of Italians and Jews, Irish and Germans, Chinese and Mexicans, and others. Common problems of adjustment, acceptance and assimilation faced by these groups teach us about America. Guest speakers, films and tapes are utilized throughout the course to probe the meaning and bring to life the history of ethnic groups in America.
Section: OLA
3
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HIS 137 - Native Americans

Nassau / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
A survey of Native peoples in United States history and popular culture, from contact to the present. Emphasis centers on comparing and contrasting the different Native American groups in the United States; their respective responses over time to the influx of peoples from outside the western hemisphere, and the developing relationship between these groups and what became the dominant political and social U.S. institutions and people. There will be a special emphasis on indigenous peoples of Long Island particularly and New York generally. In addition, this course will look at the ever-changing images and/or stereotypes of Native Americans in U.S. culture.
Section: OLA
3
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HIS 250 - Era of the American Revolution

Nassau / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
An in-depth view of the American struggle for independence, removing much of the mythology that surrounds this classic confrontation between colonies and mother country. Beginning with the French and Indian War, the course examines the crises leading to revolution, the military aspects of the war itself, and ends with a look at the new nation in its infancy. Particular attention is focused on both British and Colonial views toward independence, the conspiratorial activities of the radical revolutionary minority, and the roles played by various individuals on all sides of the struggle in the War for Independence.
Section: OLA
3
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HIS 201 - American History I

Rockland / Community College | Fall 2019
September 1, 2019 — 
Section: 006S
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HIS 295 - American Frontier

Niagara County / Community College | Fall 2019
August 26, 2019 — 
Click here to read the course description on the college's website. Select the term from the drop down list and click on the submit button. All NCCC online and hybrid courses are run on the NCCC Blackboard learning management system. To access the course visit the NCCC Website and select Blackboard Learn from the STUDENTS section at the bottom of the web page.
Section: W0W1
3
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AGOG 125 - The American City

Albany / University Center | Fall 2019
August 26, 2019 — 
Provides a broad Introduction to American urbanism from a geographical-historical perspective, focusing on spatial forms and the built environment, the social and economic processes that produced them, and their contested cultural meanings. Surveys the legacies of industrialization, immigration, planning interventions, and the struggles for rights by minorities and women, and poses questions about our urban future in an age of globalization, information technology, and environmental crisis.
Section: 8481
3
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AHIS 101 - American Political and Social History II

Albany / University Center | Fall 2019
August 26, 2019 — 
Survey of American history from the Civil War to the present, with emphasis on the development of our political, constitutional, economic, social, and cultural institutions. A His 101Z is the writing intensive version of A His 101; only one may be taken for credit.
Section: 7632
3
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AHIS 259 - History of Women and Social Change

Albany / University Center | Fall 2019
August 26, 2019 — 
With an emphasis on the diversity of U.S. women, this course examines the social, historical, and economic forces that have shaped U.S. women's lives from about 1800-1970 and the contexts within which women have participated in and sometimes led social and political movements.
Section: 9131
3
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AWSS 260 - History of Women and Social Change

Albany / University Center | Fall 2019
August 26, 2019 — 
With an emphasis on the diversity of U.S. women, this course examines the social, historical, and economic forces that have shaped U.S. women's lives from about 1800-1970 and the contexts within which women have participated in and sometimes led social and political movements.
Section: 9129