Harvard University Summer School
Summer
1999

History S-1606

Jacksonian America, 1815-1845

4 units
1-3:30 pm

William E Gienapp

An examination of the history of the United States during the age of Andrew Jackson, with attention to economic, political, social, and intellectual developments. Topics include the development of a democratic political culture, the process of industrialization, the market revolution and the commercialization of society, workers' lives, changes in the family and women's roles, revivalism, the romantic movement, and the beginning of modern American culture.


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