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HIST BC3549 A History of Violence: Bloodshed and Power in Early America. 4 points.

Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor. Enrollment limited to 15. Preregistration required.

Coercion, war, rape, murder, and riots are common in American History from the European invasion to the Civil War. How did violent acts transform early American societies? Readings are a mix of primary sources and scholarship. First and second year students are welcome with permission.