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AHG 660 3A: Indian Assimilation, Resistance, and Removal
July 7 - July 12$578 – $1631
Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio
During the first decades of the nineteenth century, the tribes of what is today the southeastern United States took steps toward assimilation and accommodation of American culture, becoming known as the Five Civilized Tribes. During the same period, pressure mounted on them to remove to the trans-Mississippi West. Events culminated in the 1830s with open conflict and the forced removal often called “The Trail of Tears.” Often these events are portrayed as inevitable and depicted in simplistic terms. This class will help students understand the complexities and nuances of a pivotal time in American history.
Jace Weaver (University of Georgia)
- Audit (25 in-service hours): $578
- Graduate credit (2 semester hours): $1,156
Room & Board:
- Double-occupancy air-conditioned room and all meals: $475