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HIST 563 Shifting Power on the Plains

3 hours


This course examines the Great Plains emphasizing the historical moments in which various human groups sought to stake their claim to its abundances and avoid its harsh scarcities. In exploring this history we will pay special attention to the ways in which events in the region have been both reflections and shapers of larger trends in both the American and global experience.

Prerequisite(s): Baccalaureate degree and be teacher certified.