2017-2018 Catalog 
    
    Oct 23, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 3750 - Orphans, Paupers, and Other Vagabonds: Poor Relief in the U.S., 1607-1937

3 Credits (Minimum) 3 Credits (Maximum)

Examination of the history of the American Welfare System, from its roots in English Poor Laws to the establishment of the current system in the 1930s, and the implications for future generations. Special attention paid to children’s and women’s experiences.



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