HIDI 1206 - Remembering Ronald Reagan: A 20th Century History
Born in the Progressive Era, coming of age in the Roaring Twenties, graduating college into the Great Depression, serving in the Army during World War II, and embroiled in the Red Scare known as ?McCarthyism,? the first half of Ronald Reagan?s life captures the periods of early 20th century America as the country continued to wrestle with questions left over from the Age of Industrialism begun in the late 19th century. Reagan emerged as a politician who defined the issues of liberalism and conservatism for the second half of the century, through governing California for 2 terms, attempting to capture the presidency, winning a two-term presidency, and leaving a complex legacy. Using the life and times of Ronald Reagan, covers the US from the Gilded Age to the present. Not open to students who have earned credit for HI 2330. Springs. (PPDI)
*All course information is from the 2012-2013 Catalog.