American Indian History to 1815


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, and Indian political economies; dynamics of cultural change, stability, and transformation as American Indians responded to and resisted Euro-American attempts at religious and cultural conversion, and political and economic conquest. Instructor: Barr
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • CZ
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring