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HIST 218 The Indian Wars Era

3 hours

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The course will investigate American Indian history from the 1790s until the first decades of the early twentieth century, often called the Reservation Era. The course is designed to provide an in-depth analysis of the Reservation experience for American Indians. This is the most popularized period in American Indian history, yet also the most misunderstood and misrepresented in popular culture.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 001 United States History to 1877 or HIST 156 American Indian History, or the permission of the instructor.