This unit examines the United States from 1865 to the present. We will consider changes and continuities by exploring topics such as: race relations, urbanisation, industrialisation, economic crises, immigration and domestic migration, social reform movements, consumer culture, electoral politics, gender relations, foreign policy, and mass incarceration.
2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x2500wd research essay (45%), 1x500wd research proposal (10%), 1 x1.5hr final exam (35%), tutorial participation (10%)
12 credit units at 1000 level in the History majorProhibitions