America in the 1960s: An Introduction (3) An introduction to the history of the United States in the 1960s.
HIST 150 America in the 1960s: An Introduction (3)
(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.
An introduction to the history of the United States during the 1960s. Assuming no previous knowledge of the era, we welcome students with a variety of backgrounds. Topics covered will include the leadership of John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and Richard Nixon; the struggle for civil rights for people of color; the emergence of student movements across the country; the steady escalation of US involvement in Vietnam; shifting relations across gender lines, and particularly the rise of the modern feminist movement; and, finally, the growing influence of popular culture, such as music, literature, and film.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.