American Indian History from 1830 to the Present

American Indian History from 1830 to the Present
North American Indian history from 1830 (the Indian Removal Act) to the present day, including the history and culture of various American Indian nations, their trade, diplomacy, and military campaigns with the United States, and historical and sociocultural factors affecting nineteenth- and twentieth-century American Indians in both urban and reservation settings, and current challenges facing American Indian communities.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 ProgramsContaining HIST 387
Course Outcomes: 

Historical Knowledge of American Indian History and Cultures

Students will understand and appreciate American Indian history and cultures, employ historical research skills effectively, and apply appropriate methods and theories to the study of American Indian history and contemporary American Indian issues.

Historical Knowledge of American Indian Cultural Traditions

Students will recognize important ideas of American Indian and non-American Indian cultural traditions and how Latter-day Saint American Indians have balanced their intellectual pursuits, their faith, and their cultures.

Interactions with American Indian Communities

Students will have meaningful interactions with American Indian communities, individuals, and organizations to provide outreach and to help address contemporary challenges.

Critical Analysis

Students will be able to interpret primary sources and use evidence from those documents to support historical arguments.

Research Literature

Students will be able to skillfully and honestly evaluate historical arguments in secondary sources.

Effective Communication

Students will learn to communicate effectively both orally and in writing about American Indian topics.