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HIST 4475 History of the American West (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

This course surveys the economic, political, social and cultural development of the trans-Mississippi west. Beginning with early European conquest of the region, the course explores the history of the Western frontier as a zone of contact and conflict between Euro-Americans, Indians and Asian immigrants. We will also examine the rise of the modern urban West to a position of power in the twentieth century.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Marilynn Johnson

Prerequisites: The History Core, Parts I and II.

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Last Updated: 08-Feb-18