Syllabus Essay

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Course Syllabus HIS/145 Version 5 1 Course Syllabus College of Humanities HIS/145 Version 5 The American Experience Since 1945 Course Start Date: 06/25/2013 Course End Date: 07/29/2013 Copyright © 2012, 2009, 2008, 2005, 2004 by University of Phoenix. All rights reserved. Whenever there is a question about what assignments are due and when, please remember this syllabus is considered the ruling document. Course Description This course is an overview of the principal social, political, economic, and global events which have shaped the American experience since World War II. Understanding modern American history is a necessity in today's ever-changing world. This course aims to supply the tools for understanding current political, social, cultural, and economic problems in the U.S. by applying a historical perspective to analyze contemporary issues. Policies Faculty and students will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies contained within the following two documents:   University policies: You must be logged into the student website to view this document. Instructor policies: This document is posted in the Course Materials forum. University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class. If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality. Course Materials Brinkley, A. (2012). American history: Connecting with the past (14th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. All electronic materials are available on the student website. Week One: Postwar Society and Culture: 1945–1960 Details Objectives Explain American Cold War policies and practices in the late 1940s and 1950s. 1.2 Identify the relationship between the military events and outcomes of the Korean

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