Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

HI434
Reading Seminar on the United States in the Gilded Age and Progressive Eras
1.0 Credit

This course focuses on an America transformed by the growth of corporate capitalism. It deals with such topics as farm and labour unrest, mass immigration, national expansion and black struggles for justice in the “New South.” Reformers addressed a broad range of political and social problems, from trusts and political machines to urban poverty. Other important themes include the rise of consumer and “mass” culture, and women’s rights.†

Additional Course Information
Exclusions
HI484* taken prior to May 1, 2010.
Notes
1.0 credit, one-term historiographical course.