HST 416 The Invasion of America, 1492 - 1774 (A)

Prerequisite: HST 390 with a grade of C or better, or junior status with a GPA of 3.0.

Examines the history of North America from the advent of European expansion to the collapse of Europe’s North American empires (c. 1400 – 1800). Focuses on cultural encounters and exchange between Indian, European and African peoples; European methods of colonization; the struggle for imperial domination in North America; and the evolution of colonial societies with particular emphasis on Britain’s North American colonies. 3 Cr.