LTN 316 History of the American West to 1890

Surveys the history of the American West and its people to 1890. Provides a general structure of the American West and its political, economic, and social history with emphasis on the interaction of diverse cultures including Native Americans, Hispanics and Asians as America expanded it borders. The course will compare popular conceptions of the historical American West to the region's realities, diversity, and complexity.



Cross Listed Courses

Cross-listed with HIST 316. No credit may be received by students who have received credit for HIST 316.



General Education


  • Fall