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HIST 436: The Origins of Modern America, 1877-1918

Term: Spring Fall

Credits: 4

Degree Requirements:

Major Requirement: History of United States
This seminar deals with the social, economic, political, and constitutional development of the United States from the Reconstruction Era
through the end of World War I. Topics include the rise of a corporate capitalist economic order, the creation of a post-Reconstruction
southern identity, tensions between black and white Americans, the United States’ involvement in Europe’s Great War, and the rise of the
national regulatory state. (Course offered every third year.)

Prerequisite: Sophomore Status

Prerequisites: , Permission of the instructor