During this period, the United States emerged as a modern industrial nation and a world power. Seeking to understand the sources and consequences of these developments, this course will explore the nation's internal or domestic affairs as well as its interaction with other nations.
This course meets the All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC) requirements for Historical Perspectives (Category 3D) and is approved under gtPathways in the content area of History (GT-HI1).
Tracy L. Brady (History) is an Associate Teaching Professor in the History Department and has taught full-time at CSU for over 15 years. She specializes in courses covering the American West and the 20th Century United States. She earned her PhD from the University of Colorado. Tracy is passionate about finding ways to teach students that history is not simply memorizing facts and dates, but that the past is vital to their understanding of their own worlds. She has won several teaching awards including the Ann Gill Excellence in Teaching Award in 2015.