2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

ECON 309 American Economic History/Development from Origins to the Civil War

An economic history of America from its origins through the Civil War; topics vary, but the subjects usually covered include demography, various forms of labor institutions including slavery, colonialism, the impact of revolution and independence, developments in transport, industry and agriculture, environmental issues, and impacts of war and trade.

Prerequisite: minimum grade of C in ECON 116 or ECON 201.