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HIS305: Colonial America

This course examines the imperial interests, race and gender relations, and cultural influences and exchanges that manifested during the era known as Colonial America.

This course examines the imperial interests, race and gender relations, and cultural influences and exchanges that manifested during the era known as Colonial America. Though the course, by the end, focuses on the colonies that would become the United States, it begins with the pre-contact experiences of Native Americans, Africans and Europeans and how their lives eventually converged. Relationships impacted by economic development, racism and religious fervor forged a complex, historical, multiethnic legacy that is still visible today. Open to lowers and uppers.