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    Vassar College
  Dec 15, 2017
Catalogue 2017-2018
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HIST 278 - Cold War America

1 unit(s)
Following the Second World War, many Americans expected the United States to create a better world abroad and a more equitable society at home. We examine those expectations along with the major social, political, cultural, and economic changes in the United States since 1945, including the dawn of the cold war, McCarthyism, surbanization, high-mass consumption, civil rights, the Vietnam War, and the environmental movement. Robert Brigham.

Not offered in 2017/18.

Two 75-minute periods.

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