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HS 276 - History of Grand Rapids

(3/3)
History of the greater Grand Rapids area from prehistoric times to the present. The course will show how past events have shaped current events in our community. Course presentations will be in chronological order, emphasizing Native Americans, early European-American settlement, nineteenth century industrialization and urbanization, immigration and ethnic diversity, and Grand Rapids’ twentieth-century evolution from furniture center to an economically and socially diversified metropolitan center. Also receiving attention will be the relationship between Grand Rapids history and state, national, and international events.



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