HIS 188: The US in the 1960s

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing or discussion—1 hour. Tumult and upheaval in American politics, culture, and society 1961-1969. Civil rights; Vietnam, the draft and the anti-war movement; rock and roll and the counterculture; modern feminism; modern conservatism; student movements; urban unrest and insurrection. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci | ACGH, DD, SS, WE.

Faculty

Olmsted and Rauchway 

Units

4

Prerequisites

None

Quarters

Fall 2017

Description

Tumult and upheaval in American politics, culture, and society 1961-1969. Civil rights; Vietnam, the draft and the anti-war movement; rock and roll and the counterculture; modern feminism; modern conservatism; student movements; urban unrest and insurrection.