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HIST 4424 Age of Decision: Challenges to Industrial America,1877-1929 (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course examines some of the major personalities, events, and issues that shaped American history between the end of Reconstruction through the 1920s. These were pivotal years in which a modern economy took shape, and the U.S. emerged as a major force in world affairs. Yet, at every step of the way the American people disagreed sharply, sometimes even violently, over fundamental issues. By the 1920s, the U.S. had emerged as the world's leading industrial capitalist nation, and there would be no turning back.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Patrick Maney

Prerequisites: History Core, Parts I and II

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Last Updated: 15-Mar-17