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HIS 241 - The American Frontier
The American Frontier
Prerequisite: None

The great expanse of America made the United States a frontier nation at least through the 1890s. This course explores the frontier with the celebrated men and women who shaped the West, including Capt. John Smith, Squanto, Daniel Boone, Lewis and Clark, Pontiac, Zebulon, Pike, Buffalo Bill, and many others. The natural environment, exploration, Indian relations, pioneer settlements, and the fur trading, mining and cattle frontiers are among topics covered. There are no prerequisites.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
American History, History US

Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Non Credit

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