ECON 213 American Economic History I: Colonial Era to 1865

History of U.S. economy to the Civil War, with special emphasis on the European background, early settlements, British rule, costs and benefits of the Revolutionary War, economic aspects of the Constitution, the early national period, Northern industrialization versus Southern agriculture for export, slavery, and costs and benefits of the Civil War. Covers economic progress and crises in finance, trade, industry, agriculture, labor markets, land use, law and government. Plus ECON 201 satisfies Community: Economics. Liberal Arts.

  • Terms: WSP
  • Credit Hours: 2
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