Surveys the history of the American West and its people from 1890 to the 21st century. Provides a general structure of the American West and its political, economic, and social history with emphasis on the interaction of diverse cultures including Native Americans, Hispanics, and Asians in areas known today as the Plains, Southwest, and Northwest. Material will also examine the West and its myths as central to American culture and popular culture.

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing

3 Credits

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