HST 221 - Colonial America

Course unit(s): 1
Meets GAR: Meets general academic requirement HU.
An examination of the peoples, places, and regions of early America from 1492 to 1763.  Specifically, this course focuses on the interactions of Indigenous, European, and African peoples over the first three centuries of their collisions on the North American continent.  We will begin with the conflicts, goals, and experiences of competing European (Spanish, British, French, Dutch) and Native empires and then consider the development of culture and society in the mainland North American English colonies through the 17th and 18th centuries, including the rise of the slave system; changes in family life, religion, and economics; and political developments.
Meets Department pre-Modern Requirement

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