HIS 311 - Who Built America? 1500-1928
History of workers and work in America from 1500 up to the Great Depression. Focus is on the 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. Includes a close analysis of the categories of gender, race, sexuality, and class that define women's lives.
Prerequisite(s): 6 credits in HIS.
Last Term Offered: Fall 2018