HST 357 Modern American Dream: Economics and U.S. Society & Culture (A,I,V)

Examines the critical influence of economics on American society and culture since the late 19th century. Looks at the modernization of agriculture, industry, and labor, the emergence of mass consumption, the economics of foreign policy, and the influence of economics on race, gender, ethnic, and class relations during this period. In short, examines the many factors that influenced how people imagined and strived for the "American Dream" of economic success. 3 Cr.