2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIS316: American Economic History

3 Credit(s)
Fulfills Core Requirement in History
From Colonial Jamestown’s commercial enterprises in the early 17th century to the global e-commerce of the early 21st century, economic forces have shaped the American experience. This course surveys the history of economic America from 1600 to the present. It explores the historic origins of economic growth and change, including: Colonial trade and the American Revolution; early manufacturing and westward expansion; slavery and industrialization; labor and unionization; the welfare state; and globalization. Cross-listed with ECN316 .
Prerequisite(s): Open to students with sophomore standing or with permission of instructor.
Theme: Defining the American Experience