ECON 300 - U.S. Economic History (4)

The growth and development of the American economy from colonial times to the present. The course emphasizes America's role as the first frontier economy to industrialize and its role as the only pre-WWI industrial economy with a frontier, as well as the growth of the giant industrial enterprise and wealth-accumulation over the last hundred years. Prerequisites: ECON 102 or ECON 112.