AMERICAN INDIANS TO 1815

HISTORY 406

Examines images and realities of North American Indian cultures and history from the pre-Columbian period, through the period of European-Indian contact in the 16th, 17th, & 18th centuries, to the first imperial expansion of the new U.S. nation in the 1810s. Constructions of cultural identity; diplomacy and warfare between Indian nations and European invaders; trade, exchange networks, & Indian political economies; dynamics of cultural change, stability, and transformation as American Indians responded to & resisted Euro-American attempts at religious and cultural conversion and political and economic conquest.

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, CZ

Region

United States and Canada