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Empires of North America

Examines the colonization and conquest of North America from the sixteenth through the nineteenth centuries. The course employs a comparative approach to the study of North American empires in this era, examining their internal governance and interactions with their neighbors. The course examines both empires constructed by indigenous peoples, such as the Comanche and Iroquois empires, as well as those constructed by European nations, such as the British, French, Spanish and Dutch empires in North America.

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Course Number:
HIST 372
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