American History II: 1877-Present

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Instructor: Tom Jacobsen

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ID's Linked to Lectures and Text

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Consolidated Lectures 16-18 Part 1 [Word Format]

Consolidated Lectures 16-18 Part 2 [Word Format]



Textbook Table of Contents



The Stock Market Crash of 1929

Nice Graph of Economic Downturn in the US

World Trade, 1929-1933

The Great Depression and New Deal

A Comprehensive Look at the Great Depression

The Rise of Adolf Hitler

A Huge Collection of WWII Links

And another...

The Marshall Plan--Official US Government Description

The Bretton Woods System (Academic Summary)

Timeline of the Cold War

Another Good Cold War Timeline

Secondary Online Textbook

(not so detailed, and pretty easy to read)



Download Lectures 20-28 in Microsoft Word Format

A hard copy is now available at the Smith Hall Photocopy Center (2nd Floor, Smith Hall)


Online Lecture Series



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