ECO306H1: American Economic History

Hours

24L/12T

A survey of American economic history from the ante-bellum period to the present. Potential topics include: the rapid growth of the American economy in the late 19th and early 20th century; causes of the onset of the Great Depression; the economic impact of slavery and its aftermath; health and demographic trends; and 20th century trends in inequality.

Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)