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 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)