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Spring 2024
Apr 18, 2024
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SFS 41300 - The Cultures And Agricultures Of The United States
Associated Term: Spring 2024
Learning Outcomes: 1. Understand the different types of land use, especially agriculture, in different regions of the United States, and consider their sustainability. 2. Investigate the cultures and agricultures of American Indian tribes prior to first contact with Europeans. 3. Analyze the displacement and relocation of American Indian tribes in specific regions. 4. Analyze the nature and legacies of slavery, and the means by which African Americans have been excluded from land ownership since reconstruction. 5. Consider the contributions of Asian Americans to the cultures and agricultures of the United States. 6. Investigate changes to the natural, built, and cultural landscapes of the United States through time. 7. Consider how the sustainability of cultures, economies, environmental health, and agriculture can (or cannot) be sustained in different regions of the United States.
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