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HIST 207 Gilded Age and Progressive Era

3 hours

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A study of the growth of the United States from 1877 to World War I, emphasizing the emergence of industrialism and big business and their impact on social, political and intellectual life. The course will also deal with the U.S.'s adaptations to industrialization and urbanization including social reform and social legislation, the changing role of the family, immigration patterns, religious movements, developments in education, the economy, and entertainment.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 002 United States Society and Culture since 1877.