2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST& 214 Pacific Northwest History (5 credits)

Distribution Area Fulfilled Social Sciences; General Transfer Elective
Formerly HIST 264 - CCN

Course Description
History of Washington and the Pacific Northwest: exploration, settlement, economic development, growth of government and social institutions.

Student Outcomes
1. Identify and analyze the pivotal developments in all subregions of the Pacific Northwest.
2. Explain the chief components (religious, economic, political, etc.) of the culture of the Pacific Northwest.
3. Analyze the interconnections (social, gender, artistic, intellectual, religious, etc.) among different historical movements, changes, and trends.
4. Identify the major problems confronting the Pacific Northwest.
5. Draw conclusions from history, discussing long-lasting trends and their possible impact on current and future developments.
6. Compare and contrast the major cultural realms of the Pacific Northwest.
7. Analyze the position in North America of the Pacific Northwest.
8. Discuss the impact of the culture of the Pacific Northwest on the rest of North America.
9. Explain the most valuable lessons drawn from the analysis of the history of the Pacific Northwest.

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