Problems in United States History
This introductory course emphasizes the study of particular problems in US history. It is taught through a combination of weekly lectures, tutorials and a film series. Selected topics may include the Salem Witchcraft trials of the 1690s, McCarthyism and the Red Scare of the 1940s and 1950s, slavery and the American South, Civil Rights and Black Power during the 1950s and 1960s, and the Vietnam War.
- 3 lecture hours