About This Course
American politics and society in the postwar era, the diplomacy of the Cold War, the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, cultural clashes in the 1960s, Watergate, the conservative resurgence, and the end of the Cold War.
Sample textbook: Chafe, William H. The Unfinished Journey: America since World War II, 8th ed. Oxford University Press, 2014.
Sample topics: The American century, the affluent society, politics, culture, anticommunism, liberalism, power pride, and the Revolution.