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HIST 311 - American Entrepreneurs: From Christopher Columbus to Steve Jobs

(3.00)
The entrepreneur symbolizes the American way. In this class, we will discuss and define the role of the entrepreneur in American economic development and also examine how entrepreneurs have shaped the lives of everyday Americans throughout our countrys history. Using several case studies, we will examine how entrepreneurs responded, on the one hand, to market forces and consumer demand and, on the other hand, to the political environment and regulatory frameworks set up over time. Recommended Course Preparation: Any 100 level SS course.

Course ID: 101988
Consent: No Special Consent Required
Components: Lecture



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