HIST 468
Race, Empire, and the Birth of the American Century Fall 2019
Division II Difference, Power, and Equity
Cross-listed AMST 468
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This course examines the birth of the “American Century” by studying the extension of Manifest Destiny to the Pacific, especially the American occupation of Hawaii and the Philippines.
The Class: Format: seminar
Limit: 19
Expected: 15-19
Class#: 1298
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: a series of weekly papers and a final research paper
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: must be a History or American Studies major
Unit Notes: History department senior seminar
Distributions: Division II Difference, Power, and Equity
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
AMST 468 Division II HIST 468 Division II
DPE Notes: The course will cover the unequal power relations between Anglo Americans and Native Americans, Hawaiians, and Filipinos, as evidenced in the American occupation of land within our shores and the colonization of two island nations in the Pacific. We will study how the American presence in these areas affected how the original inhabitants were perceived and represented by Americans as witnessed in their presence at the Worlds Fairs of 1893 and 1904.
Attributes: HIST Group F Electives - U.S. + Canada

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