|(3 cr.) Students examine American business history from
the mercantile era to the decline of laissez
faire, with particular attention to New England.
Topics include America as a developing economy:
trade, commerce and the transportation revolution;
the Industrial Revolution and the American system
of manufacture; the managerial revolution and the
growth of labor unrest; Progressivism, the cult
of efficiency, and the decline of laissez faire.
Prerequisite: one course from HS level 100; As Needed, All|