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Capitalism and Democracy in America


Capitalism and Democracy in America

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This course traces the twin paths of capitalism and democracy through American history. This course is premised on the idea that capitalism and democracy are intertwined, though they have often conflicted with one another. It provides students with a brief introduction to the history of capitalism and democracy in Europe and then explores how they evolved in North America between 1600 and the present. This free course may be completed online at any time. See course site for detailed overview... More
Material Type: Online Course
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: January 27, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 22, 2014
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Submitter: Sean Connor
Keywords: Antebellum, Civil War, Great Depression, Market Revolution, Republicanism, World War II, Democracy, World War I, America, Progressivism, History, American Revolution, Federalism, Capitalism


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Primary Audience: College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Material Version: 0
Cost Involved: no
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution 3.0 United States


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