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ARCHIVED 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 120 - Chicago History

4.00 credit hours
This introduction to Chicago history explores the major events, people, and transformations of the metropolitan area from Indian Country to twenty-first century metropolis through historical texts, films, literature, visual art, and media related to Chicago’s development. Particular attention will be paid to the following themes: politics and government; industrialization and technological change; reform and social change; labor; and racial and ethnic identities.

Cardinal Directions Designation(s): Social Science, Global Understanding, U.S. Power Structures.
iCon(s): Challenging Inequity, Experiencing Place, Innovating the World.

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