Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

HI209
The United States from 1877 to the Present
0.5 Credit

This course surveys major historical trends and changes in the United States since 1877. Themes addressed include politics, immigration, gender relations, minorities, mass culture, social movements, and the rise of America as a global power. Lectures, readings and discussions are designed to provide students with a basis for forming their own opinions about controversial issues in the field.