Economic History of the United States, 1865-1965
Listed in: Economics, as ECON-272
Formerly listed as: ECON-29
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Daniel P. Barbezat (Section 01)
The economic development of the United States provides an excellent starting point for an understanding of both this nation’s history and its current economic situation. We begin with the reconstruction period after the Civil War and end with the Civil Rights Era and the War on Poverty. Throughout we provide an economic reading of the events and try to explain the conflicts and resolutions in economic terms.
Requisite: ECON 111/111E. Limited to 35 students. Fall semester. Professor Barbezat.
Offerings2015-16: Offered in Spring 2016
Other years: Offered in Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2014