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HIST 4120 Industrial United States, 1877-1932

4 hours

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A study of the growth of the United States from 1877-1932, emphasizing the emergence of industrialism and big business and their impact on social, political, and intellectual life. The course will also emphasize the transformation of the United States from a rural to an urbanized 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.
HIST 4120 meets with HIST 3120. The requirements of the courses are the same EXCEPT that a research paper is required for students in 4120.