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History 140  -  History of the Americas to 1800
A comparative study of the exploration, conquest, and settlement of the Americas by the Spanish,  Portuguese, French, Dutch, and English nations through the 18th century. Significant attention is also given to the history of pre-Columbian Indian cultures such as the Aztec, Maya, Inca, Huron, and Iroquois, and their relations with European settlements, the development of the European nation-state and the resulting imperial rivalries in the Americas, and the formation of colonial institutions and the stresses on those institutions in the 18th century. 

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History 141  -  History of the Americas 1800 to Present
A comparative history of the American nations in the 19th and 20th centuries with emphasis on themes of political development and social and economic change. Particular focus on the development of the nations of Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, Mexico, and the United States, as well as inter-American relations in the twentieth century.  
History 140 and History 141 taken together meet the California State requirement in American History and Institutions.   Transfer: UC (History), CSU (History)
  • Separately, each course also meets the Palomar College Multicultural course requirement.
  • Both of these courses are taught as Online and Hybrid courses.  For further information on the format of Online and Hybrid courses, click here.
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