Tompkins Cortland Community College

HSTY202 - American History Since 1877


This course analyzes problems faced by the American people since the end of Reconstruction. Issues include the effects of industrialization, social, economic and political reform, imperialism, immigration, urbanization, populism, progressivism, the transformation from isolationism to a position of world power, the New Deal, World War I, World War II, the Cold War, revival of feminism and racism. HSTY 202 fulfills the SUNY General Education American History requirement. Prerequisites: Prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 101; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in MATH 090 and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.