Conquest in North America, 1500-1900 HIST 373 (4)
A broad examination of attempts by aboriginal, imperial, and mercantile forces to claim and control the North American continent from the arrival of Spanish conquistadors in the early 1500s to the surrender of Geronimo in 1886. Explores the processes of colonization from many perspectives, including Aboriginal, American, English, French, Russian, and Spanish ambitions and activities. Prerequisite: 45 units including six units of lower division History and one of HIST 101, 104, or 212, or permission of the department. Breadth-Humanities.