HIST 2012 The Indian in American History: 3 semester hours

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing or consent of instructor. Investigates Native American encounters with non-Indian peoples between 1600 and 1900, analyzing how traditional Indian cultures changed to meet a variety of new challenges introduced to North America by Europeans and Africans. The approach will be interdisciplinary and ethnohistorical with emphasis placed on case studies of important native nations at key turning points in their history.