Spring 2013

Colonial North America

Listed in: History, as HIST-141

Formerly listed as: HIST-08

Moodle site: Course


Kevin M. Sweeney (Section 01)


[USP] A survey of early American history from the late 1500s to the mid-1700s. The course begins by looking at Native American peoples and their initial contacts with European explorers and settlers. It examines comparatively the establishment of selected colonies and their settlement by diverse European peoples and enslaved Africans. The last half of the course focuses on the social, economic, political, and cultural conditions influencing the rise of the British colonies. Three class meetings per week.

Spring semester. Professor K. Sweeney.


Writing attentive


2015-16: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2009, Spring 2013