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HI 345 The Gilded Age and the Progressive Era

Examines the social, political, economic, and cultural changes that occurred in the United States from the end of Reconstruction through World War I. Topics include urbanization, consumerism, immigration, political machines, the rise of Big Business, social reform, Populism, Progressivism, and Imperialism. It is recommended that students take HI 111 before taking this course. Liberal Arts Core/University Requirements Designation: HI-2. (3)