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HIST 250

HIST 250 History of Latin America
3 Credits

This course examines the history of Latin America from the voyages of Columbus to the modern era. Important topics include the collapse of the Aztec and Inca Empires, the establishment of the Spanish and Portuguese colonial systems, cultural collapse of the Latin American First Nations, the drive for independence and the development of Latin American countries. We will spend some time studying the challenges faced by modern Latin America including revolutions, slow economic development and the drug trade. (3,0,0)

Prerequisites
English 12 or equivalent

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