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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ECO 326 - American Economic History Before 1900

This course considers pre-twentieth century United States history from an economic perspective. In addition to detailing the evolution of the American economy and its political and social relevance, the course provides and economic-based narrative of based episodes in American history, including the American Revolution, slavery, the Civil War, and labor and farmer protest movements. We will employ basic microeconomic and macroeconomic tools, as well as historical sources, in analyzing and seeking explanations of historical events and outcomes.

Prerequisite: ECO 101 and 200.
When Offered: Fall
Credit: 3