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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HST 229 - The American West

Surveys the history of the American West from the pre-colonial era to the recent past. Topics include the Lewis and Clark expedition; the impact of westward expansion and government policies on Native Americans; the significance of the frontier in American history and culture; the building of the transcontinental railroad; the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II; and the West in popular culture. Satisfies World Cultures General Education requirement.

(Cr: 3)