America in the 60's

SAME AS HIST-UA 644.001, please see History for course description. Counts as an SCA Faculty Elective for these majors and minors: Africana, American, Gender & Sexuality, Metropolitan, and SCA.

This course examines the political, cultural, social, and intellectual history of the US between 1954 and 1974. It considers the civil rights movement, national politics, liberalism and the rise of the New Right, the debate over Vietnam, student radicalism, sexual liberation and feminism, black and Latino power, the counterculture, the urban crisis, and white resistance. The course emphasizes the transformation of liberalism, the resurgence of conservatism, and the tensions between integration and separatism, between libertarianism and communitarianism that shaped the social movements of the sixties.






Spring 2022

Thomas J Sugrue
MW: 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM 19W4 101