This program is part of the Bachelor of Arts degree offered by The University of Newcastle Australia
Analyse key issues in American History since the Civil War.
This program surveys the domestic history and foreign relations of the United States since 1865. It looks broadly at social movements and developments in American society and culture over 150 years of American history as well as the main political developments in that period.
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On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
Articulate core knowledge of American history in the period since the Civil War.
Critically analyse interpretations of America’s past, and the primary source documentation that underpins them.
Employ basic research skills to identify suitable scholarly sources in the field of American history.
Communicate clear and concise arguments in written and oral forms that address problems and issues in American history