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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

HIST 3140 - 1960s America

This course is a survey of US history during the 1960s, examining how social and cultural movements, foreign policy, social and economic policy, and popular culture challenged ideas about freedom and democracy. Topics include: civil rights and Black Power, women’s equality and liberation, gay liberation, student and anti-war movements, the counterculture movement, the modern conservative movement, the Cold War and Vietnam, the War on Poverty, Kennedy’s “Camelot,” and the sexual revolution. (U.S. HISTORY)