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Level: N/A

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 1

Weeks: 6

Hours: 2.00

Start: 21/02/2017

Days / Times: Tuesday 18:30 to 20:30

Tuition (£): 60.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

This six-week course will examine Native American history from Pocahontas to the present. We will begin by studying native peoples before the arrival of Europeans and early contact. After looking at these first encounters, we will consider the developing position of Native Americans.
 

Entry requirements

You should be aged 19+.
There are no formal entry requirements for this experience.
 

Course Content

• The Pueblo Revolt and King Phillip's/Metacom’s war
• The Trail of Tears
• The Indian Wars of the 19th Century – including Wounded Knee and Goose Creek
• Geronimo and Apache resistance
• Allotment and the reservation system
• Indian Activism and the American Indian Movement
• Contemporary Native American issues including the rise of Casinos

 

How will I be assessed?

There will be in-class discussion and an opportunity for questions.

No prior knowledge is required. Don’t worry - we will tell and show you all you need to know.
 

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

Please bring a pen and paper or a laptop.

 

What can I do after this course?

Further Study

We also run a course on Pirates of the Caribbean and Beyond: The History of Pirates.

 

* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

This course is run at the Roundhouse Campus

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