HIST 55500: Emergence of Modern America

This course examines the changes in American society between 1877 and 1920. It covers such issues as the rise of industry, the growth of consumerism, the shift to a multi-ethnic society, imperialism, Populism, Progressivism, and World War I and its aftermath.

Please review the syllabus for full course information.

Term: This is a Fall I course. Participants may register for one Full Semester course OR one course each in Fall I and Fall II.

Prerequisite(s): Licensed to teach secondary social studies/history in Indiana

Purdue University Northwest

Semester: Fall 2024 – Fall I

Instructor: Dr. Kathy Tobin

Graduate Credits: 3

Format: Online Asynchronous

Dates: 8/19/24 – 10/12/24

Graduate Certificate Available: No

Master’s Completion: View Options for History

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