Course Description Mott Community College

United States Labor History

3/3 Division: Fine Arts & Social Sciences
Meets Gen Ed Category: Social Science
Course Requirements: Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-030 (ACSR-030), or completion of RDNG-016.
Description: An introduction to United States labor history from its beginnings to the present day. This class will study the ethnic and cultural diversity of the American working class and will emphasize the economic, social, and political contexts in which working people lived. We will evaluate the development and transformation of the unionized and non-unionized workers of the United States. Class, race and gender will be significant categories of analysis. Reading of primary and secondary historical sources, critical thinking, creative discussion and oral presentation will be required of all students.
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