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Course Details

Course Code: HIST223 Course ID: 3046 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course surveys American Indian history from before Columbus to the present. It emphasizes the American Indians’ political, economic, and social development, the emergence of the principles that guided them into the 21st century, the evolution of its institutions, and the causes and consequences of its principal wars.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO-1: Explain the causes, consequences, and phases of American Indian economic and social development.

CO-2: Describe the significant historical events, social changes, and cultural change experienced by Native Americans.

CO-3: Identify the evolution of American Indian attitudes toward Europeans, colonial governments, and the United States government.

CO-4: Recognize the dynamics of cultural change, the patterns of cultural stability, and the changing historical context that shaped relations between Euro-Americans and the native peoples.

Reading Assignments: This course relies mainly on the assigned text, lessons, and supplemental readings. Links to these readings are located in the weekly forum section of the course and this syllabus.

Discussion Assignments: Throughout the course you will answer questions in the Forums, respond to the postings of you classmates, and answer follow-up questions that I will post in the Forum. Directions for the Forum assignments are located within the forum area under description and in-depth explanations of the exact expectations are located in the forum area under Your Required Work for the Week.

Debate Discussion Assignment: During the course you will participate in one interactive debate discussion in week 4. The class will broken up into two groups based on your first letter of your last name. Both sides of the debate will need researched in order to debate with two of your fellow peers on the opposing side of your position. The initial post will be at least 300 words.. At least two responses must be at least 100 words each. Beyond those initial two responses, there is no required word length. Please post more than the two minimum responses to create a healthy debate. To demonstrate you have done the required work, you must actually use it and directly refer to it or cite it.

Essay follow up discussions There will be 5 interactive essay forum follow ups during week 2 through 7-these essays are taking the place of a paper assignment that will be submitted in the forums. In depth explanations of these written essays are located in Forums. Posts should meet the writing standards required for all forums.

NameGrade %
Virtual Introduction 1.00 %
Virtual Introduction 1.00 %
Discussions 56.00 %
W2: The Clash of Cultures 9.33 %
W3: Dramatic Changes in Indian Country 9.33 %
W5: The Fight for the West 9.33 %
W6: The Fight for Sovereignty 9.33 %
W7: The Indian Peoples Are Attacked Again 9.33 %
W8: Pulling It All Together--The final discussion on American Indian History 9.33 %
Small Essay 36.00 %
Essay - Week 2 7.20 %
Essay- Week 3 7.20 %
Essay- Week 5 7.20 %
Essay- Week 6 7.20 %
Essay- Week 7 7.20 %
Debate 7.00 %
DEBATE: Week 4 7.00 %

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO-1: Explain the causes, consequences, and phases of American Indian economic and social development.

CO-2: Describe the significant historical events, social changes, and cultural change experienced by Native Americans.

CO-3: Identify the evolution of American Indian attitudes toward Europeans, colonial governments, and the United States government.

CO-4: Recognize the dynamics of cultural change, the patterns of cultural stability, and the changing historical context that shaped relations between Euro-Americans and the native peoples.

Book Title:We Shall Remain - Online link provided inside the classroom.
ISBN:APUDVD2
Publication Info:CD Universe
Author:EYRE
Unit Cost:$29.12
 
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.