Lecture: E Pluribus Unum: A History of the American People, Part 2 (1865-1945) - Details
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Course name Lecture: E Pluribus Unum: A History of the American People, Part 2 (1865-1945)
Subtitle Prüfungsform: Beteiligungsnachweis
Semester SS 2023
Current number of participants 36
maximum number of participants 200
Home institute Geschichte des europäisch-transatlantischen Kulturraums
participating institutes Neuere und Neueste Geschichte, Neueste Geschichte
Courses type Lecture in category Teaching
First date Thursday, 27.04.2023 15:45 - 17:15, Room: (HS IV, Gebäude C)
Online/Digitale Veranstaltung Veranstaltung wird in Präsenz abgehalten.
Hauptunterrichtssprache englisch
Literaturhinweise Paul Boyer, et.al. eds., The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People. Boston, MA: Wadsworth, 2011.
Jacqueline Jones et.al. eds, Created Equal: A History of the United States. Boston et.al. Pearson, 2017.
Mary Beth Norton et.al. eds., A People and a Nation: A History of the United States. Boston, MA: Wadsworth, 2010.
Manfred Berg, Geschichte der USA. München: Oldenbourg, 2013.
Volker Depkat, Geschichte Nordamerikas. Köln et.al.: UTB, 2008.
Christof Mauch, Anke Ortlepp und Jürgen Heideking, Geschichte der USA. Tübingen et.al.: UTB, 2020.

Rooms and times

(HS IV, Gebäude C)
Thursday: 15:45 - 17:15, weekly (11x)

Module assignments


Prüfungsform: Beteiligungsnachweis. This second part of the tripart lecture “E Pluribus Unum” will offer a survey of the history of the American people from the Civil War to World War II. Students who missed the first part are encouraged to inform themselves about the events up to 1865 using the literature cited below.
This semester we will explore the development of the United States from 1865 to 1945. We will look at important political events and social changes, explore the stories of diverse groups of people, and discuss different notions of American identity. Topics will include the reconstruction era, industrialization and the transformation of Urban America, US expansionism, foreign policy and wars, social reform movements, gender roles, immigration, the Great Depression, and the New Deal.

Admission settings

The course is part of admission "Vorlesungen NNG/GETK/UG Sommersemester 2023 Erstsemester".
The following rules apply for the admission:
  • The enrolment is possible from 17.04.2023, 09:00 to 19.04.2023, 00:10.
  • The following conditions must be met for enrolment:
    Semester of study is 1
  • A defined number of seats will be assigned to these courses.
    The seats in the affected courses have been assigned at 19.04.2023 on 00:30. Additional seats may be available via a wait list.