HTY 330 – Robber Barons, Reformers and Radicals 1877-1914
Instructor: Professor Elizabeth McKillen
Course Number: 65060
Time: TTh 9:30-10:45am
Location: Stevens Hall 375
Description: Traces the transformation of the United States into a modern nation by exploring themes of industrialization, urbanization, immigration, politics, and imperial outreach. Particularly focuses on the contest of power between so-called “Robber Barons”, or industrial leaders, and the reformers and radicals who challenged their vision for the nation.
General Education Requirements: Satisfies the Western Cultural Tradition requirement.