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Fall 2017
Nov 17, 2017
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HIST 294 - Conflict & Reform:US 1877-1920
This course covers the tumultuous era of the Gilded Age and Progressivism, and the emergence of modernity in the United States.  The course will be organized around alternating lecture and discussion, with a strong emphasis on reading primary sources.  Topics will include (but not be limited to) Populism, the rise of Jim Crow, woman suffrage, industrialization and urbanization, Progressive politics and the transformation of the American West.  The lives of ordinary life and the transformation of popular culture will be at the center of our inquiries.  Texts will include fiction and non-fiction, primary and secondary sources.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

History Department

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