Full course description

Starts September 22, 2014

This course will explore Native American cultures and the impacts of colonial and U.S. government policies on them; European colonization with particular focus on the British in North America; the War for Independence against Britain and the framing of the U.S. Constitution; as well as the formation of political parties in the early republic.

Nate Weston


Nate Weston, the course instructor, was born and raised in Seattle. He earned a B.A. in American studies from Hampshire College, an M.A. in history from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, in addition to another M.A. and a Ph.D., both in history, from the University of Washington.