09:30 AM to 10:20 AM MWF
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.