Master Course Outline
HIST& 214
Pacific NW History


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Survey of the growth and development of the Pacific Northwest Region from the early Native American societies to the present. The class focuses on the cultural, economic, political, and religious development of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho from jointly occupied territories to statehood. Special emphasis will be given to the consequences of contact between European/American groups and the indigenous Native societies. Recommended: READ 088 or higher.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Apply research skills to find primary historical documents (print & digital media).
  • Describe the general societal characteristics of the major Native societies in the region.
  • Analyze the development of the PNW region, using historical methods, from the time of the early Native societies to the present.
  • Determine which events/movements/individuals were integral to the development of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho from the exploration period to the present.
  • Analyze cause and effect relationships in past events and human interactions.
  • Recognize the effect of the past upon present decision-making.
  • Evaluate historical data.
  • Practice group interactions within projects.

  • Course Topics
  • Overview of regional Native American societies.
  • Examine the geopolitics of the Exploration period (Russians, Spanish, British, French, and Americans).
  • Explore the regional, national, and international aspects of the settlement of the region.
  • Examine the growth and development of the individual states (Washington, Oregon, and Idaho).
  • Study the impacts of regional growth on the Native societies.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HIST& 214
    Spring 2016
    6100
    Dayna Cooper
    HIST& 214
    Spring 2016
    9667
    Alyssa Reil
    HIST& 214
    Spring 2015
    9669
    Sterne McMullen
    HIST& 214
    Winter 2014
    1648
    Gary Benefiel
    HIST& 214
    Winter 2013
    1646
    Gary Benefiel


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
    X
     
     
    X
     
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.