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HIST 348 - United States, 1917-1945

  • 3 credits

World War I, the 1920s, the Great Depression, and World War II.


Completion of 45 credits or 3 credits of HIST.

Textbooks and Materials

Section 801


  • The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition (2017)
    Gordon, Linda
  • With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa (2007)
    Sledge, E. B.
  • The New Deal: A Modern History (2011)
    Hiltzik, Michael

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


Douglas Sheflin

I earned my PhD at the University of Colorado at Boulder where I studied American history with an emphasis on environmental history and the history of the American West. My approach to teaching is pretty straightforward. Historians study the past so that we can achieve some sort of “leverage on the moment.” History does not repeat itself, but there are certainly echoes, and as we look at the past we try to identify key moments that can help us understand the present. That observation informs my approach in both the residential and virtual classroom.