UT Dallas 2012 Undergraduate Catalog

HIST4346 - American Culture 1877-1919

HIST 4346 American Culture 1877-1919 (3 semester hours) A survey of the Gilded Age or Progressive Era, 1877-1919. Themes will include the expansion of industrial capitalism, the influx of "new immigrants" and patterns of "Americanization," middle-class social reform, emergence of the U.S. as an imperial power, explosion of nativist and racist sentiments, and the political mobilization of labor. Prerequisite: HIST 1301 or HIST 1302 or HIST 2301 or HIST 2330 or HIST 2331 or equivalent. (3-0) R