10:30 AM to 11:45 AM M
Innovation Hall - Hybrid
Section Information for Fall 2021
This course examines the colonial history of Spanish and Portuguese America. We begin with the pre-contact civilizations of the Americas, go through the colonial period, and end with national independence in the early 19th century. We will study the wars of conquest; the ecological, cultural and economic effects of contact among Europeans, Africans, and indigenous Americans; colonial political structures; commodities such as silver, sugar, and cochineal; and labor systems including slavery.
HIST 271 001 is a hybrid section that meets in class with additional asynchronous work.
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