HIS 311 - Who Built America? 1500-1928

History of workers and work in America from 1500 up to the Great Depression. Focus is on experiences of different groups of workers and labor regimes, including indentured servitude, slavery, “women’s work,” and wage work. Origins and rise of capitalism as well as rise of the labor movement are also analyzed.

Prerequisite(s): 9 credits in HIS.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2015