HIS 310: Colonial America

Class Program
Credits 3

A study of the colonial era of American history from the Columbian Encounter of 1492 through the French and Indian War. Students will explore the diverse peoples, cultures, and colonies across the Americas with a special focus on cultural exchange and conflict between European, Indigenous, and African peoples. Other topics include motivations for colonization, imperial wars, the growth of slavery, and the economic, political, and cultural development of European colonies.