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HIST 112 Industrial United States, 1877-1932

4 hours


A study of the growth of the United States from 1877 to 1932, emphasizing the emergence of industrialism and big business and their impact on social, political, and intelectual life. The course will also emphasize the transformation of the united States from a rural to an unbanized society and examine social reform, immigration patterns, changing gender roles, developments in education and the economy. THe course culminates with an analysis of the Great Depression.