HIST 3470 American Economic History

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 43.6.
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3 hours; 3 credits

The nature and sources of American economic growth from the Colonial period to the present. The development of colonial economy; economic growth before the Civil War; industrialization of the American economy and the rise of big businesses, government, business, and labor, including the changing participation of women and minorities in the era of industrial maturity; the creation of a managed economy in the mid-twentieth century.


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