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Economic History of the United States, 1600-1860

Listed in: Economics, as ECON-271

Formerly listed as: ECON-28

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Faculty

Daniel P. Barbezat (Section 01)

Description

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 colonial period and the creation of the nation and end with the Civil War and the breakdown of the Union. 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.

If Overenrolled: Random draw with a waiting list.

Offerings

2017-18: Offered in Fall 2017
Other years: Offered in Fall 2010, Fall 2013, Fall 2015