ECON 3165 American Economic History

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 business; 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. This course is the same as History 3470

Prerequisite: Core Studies 4, or Core Curriculum 1220, or History 3005, or Economics 2100, or permission of the chairperson.

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