HIST 020: History of the American West 1500 - 1849
An exploration of the idea of the west as it developed in the United States from Columbus to the advent of Gold Rush California. Emphasis will be upon the age of exploration and discovery, the notion of the frontier, and the impact of westward expansion upon the colonizer as well as the indigenous people of the west.
Pass/No Pass option. Discussion included.
Fall 2019 course scheduling information
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