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2018-2019 Catalogue 
2018-2019 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 20128 - America and the Gilded Age

Course Credit: 1
AMERICA AND THE GILDED AGE This writing-intensive course is a historic and historiographic tour of the U.S. in the years between the deaths of Abraham Lincoln and William McKinley. It was a time of inconceivable change when mass immigration, urbanization, the rise of industrial capitalism, unimaginable disparities in wealth, riotous western expansion, and the emergence of the nation as an economic and military power. As a HIST 201XX course, this seminar is a practical introduction of the critical skills of the historian - including the analysis of primary sources, historiography, historical research and writing, and historical argumentation. Prerequisite(s): 1 full credit course in History; or permission of instructor [HSS, W]