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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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HIST 3440 Society At War: United States in World War II

Studies the impact of World War II on American society and evaluates the concept that modern war is an instrument of social change. Emphasis is placed on Roosevelt’s wartime leadership; economic mobilization for war; civil liberties; the condition of women, African-Americans and other minorities; demographic change; and youth and popular culture. The recruitment of science for military purposes, particularly in the development of the atomic bomb and the use of atomic bombs against Japan, is also studied.
Credits: 3.0