2010-2011 Academic Catalog 
    
    May 18, 2021  
2010-2011 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HIST 515 - HISTORY OF AMERICAN INDIANS


Credits: Three
This course explores topics in Indian history including the social and natural environment of North America on the eve of European invasion; dynamics of early Indian-European encounters; causes of population decline among Native Americans; transformations of Native American social and family life; accommodations and resistance to European-American expansion; assimilation, adaptation and political change. The course includes a strong focus on the challenges faced by Native Americans in the 20th Century.