HIU 342 History of American Labor

The American worker from colonial times to the present, with emphasis on the period since the Civil War. Themes include the origins and character of the American labor movement, the effect of industrialization upon the worker, slavery, and wage labor, the growth and development of the major American labor unions, the impact of social reformers and radicals upon the labor movement and the american worker, public employees and collective bargaining, the changing attitudes of the American worker.

Credits:

3

Hours

3

Requirement Designation

Regular Liberal Arts

Offered

Fall-Spring