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HIST 021: History of the American West, 1850-2000

Units: 4

The history of the idea of the west in the United States from the aftermath of the California Gold Rush to the rise of the Silicon Valley. Emphasis is upon the various roles that technology and the modern notion of the frontier played in the settlement and exploitation of the west before and after the Civil War.

Course Details
Repeats Allowed for Credit: 0

Discussion included
Normal Letter Grade with Pass/No Pass option

Requisites and Restrictions
Prerequisite Courses: HIST 020
Instructor Permission Required: No

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