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HIS 223 - Royal America -H

Before there was a US President, America was ruled by Queens and Kings. Starting with eastern Native American life, the mystery of Roanoke, and the legend of Pocahontas and John Smith this course follows the development of colonial America from the pre-Columbian era through exploration and settlement to the end of the French and Indian War. The class will illustrate how the British North American colonies functioned under a monarchy and were forged by a combination of cultures, beliefs, and interactions. Students will be introduced to specific topics and figures such as: King Philip’s War, the Salem Witchcraft Trials, the Mayflower Compact, Bacon’s Rebellion, religion (including Puritanism, the Mathers, and Jonathan Edwards), trade, slavery, etc.

Credit Hours: 3.00

Course Fees: $0.00

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