May 18, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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HIST 3230 - Latin American History: The Colonial Era

Examines historical origins of Latin American society. Themes include internal nature of Iberian and pre-Columbian Indian societies, circa 1492; conquest and subordination of Amerindian civilizations by Spain and Portugal; distribution of power, land, and labor in post-conquest Latin America; order and instability in colonial society; and region’s position in international economy.

Requisites: Soph or Jr or Sr
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2CP
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to discuss the contributions major scholars in this field have made to the study and understanding of colonial Latin American history.
  • Students will become familiar with the main historical narrative and facts relative to the study of colonial Latin American history.
  • Students will improve their writing and argumentative skills, and learn the conventions and practices of historical writing.
  • Students will learn to employ critically primary and secondary sources to develop their own analysis of major topics discussed in the course.

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