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HIS 106 - History of American Life I

Buffalo State | Summer 2019
May 28, 2019 — 
Exploration and colonization: the meeting of cultures; colonial America; shaping an identity; contest for the continent; prologue to independence; independence and the new nation; framing a constitution; religious, ethnic, and cultural diversity in the new nation; Jeffersonian Republicanism; nationalism and economic expansion; the emergence of social strains; Jacksonian democracy; religion and reform; expansion and sectional crisis; American life and culture in the mid-nineteenth century; a decade of crisis; the Civil War; aftermath of war.
Section: 1187
3
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PSC 102 - Introduction to American Government and Politics

Buffalo State | Summer 2019
May 28, 2019 — 
Historical development of American government and politics. Conceptual studies of the key transformative phases of institutions (U.S. Constitution, federalism, Congress, the courts, the presidency), politics (political parties, interest groups, media, social movements), political economy (regulation, federal bureaucracy) and political culture (citizenship and identity, public opinion, political behavior).
Section: 1155
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HIS 222 - US History Since 1865

New Paltz / University College | Summer 2019
May 22, 2019 — 
Continuation of HIS221. Analysis of the forces that shaped the modern industrial nation after the Civil War and resulted in the emergence of the United States as a world power.
Section: 1
3
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SOC 220 - Social Inequality in the US

New Paltz / University College | Summer 2019
May 22, 2019 — 
Theoretical approaches to the study of social inequality, such as the distribution of wealth, privilege, and power in the United States and the impact on individual life chances and institutional arrangements.
Section: 2
3
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POL 100 - Introduction to American Government and Politics

Cortland / University College | Summer 2019
May 22, 2019 — 
Basic structures and functions of the American political system, including the Constitution, presidency, Congress, courts, bureaucracy, political parties, public opinion, elections, interest groups, media and public policy. Also examines who has power.
Section: 010
3
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HIS 1229 - US History since 1940

Sullivan County / Community College | Summer 2019
May 21, 2019 — 
This course surveys and examines selected problems and opportunities facing the United States in the 20th century and early 21st century. Students will analyze significant social, economic, and political changes in contemporary American life since 1940.
Section: 01DL
3
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GOV 121 - American National Experience

Dutchess / Community College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
A course dealing with the philosophy, structure, functions and processes of our national government. Topics include the methods of political and historical analysis, the machinery of government, the political process and political behavior. Historical events and personalities in American politics will be used to illustrate the issues and processes of American government. The course will fulfill the History, Government, Economics requirement for Liberal Arts and Humanities majors and may be designated as either a GOV or a HIS course depending on the needs of the student for transfer.
Section: 62A
3
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HIS 104 - History Of The United States II

Dutchess / Community College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
The study of American political, social and intellectual development from 1865 to the present. Topics covered are Reconstruction, the industrial and transportation revolution, the labor movement, the crisis in agriculture, expansion and the new Manifest Destiny, the Progressive Movement, the Twenties, the Great War, the Great Depression and New Deal, the Second World War, the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam War and the Protest Movements of the 1960s, and the Consolidation and Conservative Resurgence of the 1970s and 1980s. HIS 103 and 104 may be taken separately.
Section: 61A
3
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HIS 110 - U.S. History Colonial to 1800

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
This course provides an in-depth analysis of transition in American history from colonial beginnings to an independent national state. It explores clashes or interests, sectional differences, and power conflicts as a new democratic system emerged. Emphasis is placed on changes in local institutions and on cultural and class diversity.
Section: 5151
3
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HIS 112 - 20th Century U.S. History

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
The students examine the history of the United States from pre-World War I to the present; the development and impact of big business; the Progressive Era and World War II; the return to normalcy and the Depression; recovery and the New Deal; World War II and its aftermath; the Cold War, Korea, civil rights; the Kennedy administration and beyond.
Section: 5152