Units of Study

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2017 Units of Study

HSTY1076 - American History from Lincoln to Clinton

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Thomas Adams


This unit examines the United States in the years in which Americans felt their society, culture, politics, and individual and national identities, were taking new, 'modern' forms. It offers insights into a nation that is one of the principal forces shaping the world in which we live. We will explore topics such as the rise and fall of racial segregation, immigration, social reform movements, mass consumer culture, sexual revolution, and the changing stance of the United States in the world.


1x500wd tutorial paper (15%), 1x250wd essay outline (5%), 1x1500wd essay (35%), 1x250wd group tutorial presentation (5%), 1x2hr exam (30%) and tutorial participation (10%)


2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week




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