2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Mar 24, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

HIST 231 - Origins of Modern America, 1877-1914 (formerly America in the Gilded Age)


Focuses on a especially volatile era, encompassing Gilded Age excess and Progressive Era reforms, that gave birth to modern America. Among the many topics explored are the nation’s emergence as a world power, the rise of industrial capitalism, immigration, urbanization, Populism, popular culture, and trans-Atlantic reform movements.

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered periodically