Innovation Hall 204
Section Information for Fall 2012This course examines the history of colonial Spanish and Portuguese America from the pre-contact civilizations of the Americas to independence in the early 19th century. Specific topics that will be studied include the wars of conquest; the ecological, cultural and economic effects of contact among Europeans, Africans, and indigenous inhabitants of the Americas; colonial political structures; and labor systems including slavery.
Satisfies the general education requirement in global understanding.
Surveys colonial era to 1825. Emphasizes interactions of United States, Latin America.
Satisfies General Education requirement for global understanding.
Fulfills the college requirement in non-Western culture.