Tompkins Cortland Community College

HSTY252 - Native Am History: Colonial Policies


A consideration of the development and maintenance of colonial policies toward Native Americans from the point of European contact to the War of 1812. The political, social, economic, and religious changes that resulted from national claims by the Spanish, Dutch, French, and British are examined. The course also examines how non-native peoples represented Native Americans and how these images (and misrepresentations) changed over time. Native American art and literature are introduced. HSTY 252 fulfills the SUNY General Education Other World Civilizations requirement. Prerequisites: ENGL 101; RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Occasionally.