HIST 386

American Indian History to 1877.

History College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

North American Indian history before and after European colonization up to 1877, including Native cultures, politics, religion, diplomacy, war, trade, and interactions with other nations as well as with European colonists and the United States government.

When Taught

Fall Even Years

Grade Rule

Standard Grade Rule: A B C D E I

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Research Literature

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to skillfully and honestly evaluate historical arguments in secondary sources related to American Indian history.

Title

Critical Analysis

Learning Outcome

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

Title

Historical Knowledge of American Indian Cultural Traditions

Learning Outcome

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

Title

Historical Knowledge of American Indian History

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to evaluate 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.