2012-2013 Catalog 
    
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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 123 CM - History of the American West

This course examines the role of the American West within U.S. history from the Gold Rush era to the present. Students will examine major themes within the field such as migration and settlement, the environment, role of the federal government/public policy, popular culture, and the peopling of the West. The course will address historian Frederick Jackson Turner’s thesis regarding the uniqueness of the American experience and character on the frontier.

Offered: Every other year

Credit: 1

Course Number: HIST123 CM