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Capitalism and Democracy in America

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 and learning outcomes. (History 312)


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