University of Calgary

HTST 458 - The United States in the Era of Depression and WWII, 1900 to 1945 - Fall 2020

The history of the United States from the dawn of the twentieth century through World War II, a turbulent period of wars and economic depression at the end of which the U.S. had emerged as a global superpower. Major themes include the rise of liberal reform; the experience of the U.S. in two world wars; the interplay of race, class, and gender in shaping American identity; and the economics of boom and bust culminating in the Great Depression and wartime boom of the 1940s.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


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