Catalogue 2012 - 2013

EC 219 American Economic History (Formerly EC 316)


3 cr.


EC 112 or EC 106 or EC 117 or EC 202.

Course Description

This is a problem-oriented approach to American economic history. Specific problems studied in depth vary, but have included the economic experience of Black America, the agricultural problems of the post-Civil War years, Southern economic history, the rise of the industrial giants, and the causes and consequences of the Great Depression.