American Economic History
This course will provide an overview of the major themes in the growth and development of the modern American economy. Topics will include the economic history of railroads, automobiles, foreign trade, banks and financial markets. We will also examine the role of the courts and government policy in American economic development, with special emphasis on the rise and decline of Laissez-Faire as the dominant mode of economic regulation in the nation's labor and financial markets. (ECON 0150 or ECON 0155) 3 hrs. lect.
- Fall 2012
- Warner Hall 207(WNS 207)
- 1:30pm-2:45pm on Tuesday, Thursday (Sep 10, 2012 to Dec 7, 2012)
- Robert Prasch
- Social Sciences
- Requirements Fulfilled:
- CW HIS NOR SOC
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