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American Economic History
ECON 253
Spring 2011 not offered

This course examines the development and changes in the U.S. economy from colonial times until World War II. Topics related to many economic fields are examined, including labor, agriculture, money and banking, trade, and public finance. Some historical events covered include the American Revolution, the Civil War, westward expansion, industrialization, slavery, and the Great Depression. Often, we will relate historical economic events to current economics issues.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ECON
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ECON101 OR ECON110
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ECON)

Last Updated on MAR-24-2023
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