History 114: History of the Early Americas


History 114 satisfies Grossmont, CSU and UC General Education Requirement; also fulfills the American Institutions Requirement.


Just a few of the topics the course covers:


  • Native Peoples of the Americas: the Toltec, Aztec, Inca, Maya, Iroquois, Guaraní…
  • How could Guns, Germs and Steel decimate two continents?
  • 1492, the Conquest and Colonization of the Americas
  • The African Slave Trade and the African contribution to the formation of the Americas.
  • Music, art, dance and the formation of new societies in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Independence Movements and the Formation of New Countries and Governments in the Americas

Offered every semester M,W mornings, online, as well as Summers


Study Guides-  Current study guides are housed in Blackboard


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