HIST 330 Robbers, Radicals, and Reformers: 1877-1920

3 credits, Fall (offered as needed)

Examines political, social, economic, and cultural life in the US from 1877 to 1920, the decades in which the country grew from a mostly rural, agrarian society into an urban, industrialized world power. This course will explore themes such as "big business," immigration, labor strife, segregation, progressive reform, and imperialism and their impact on the lives of ordinary Americans.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in a 100- or 200-level American history class and ENG 152 or equivalent