2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Jul 21, 2024  
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PCADE 050 Washington State History and Government (ESL) (5 credits)



Course Description
This course meets Washington State’s requirement for Washington State History. This course is designed to develop your awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the history of the regions and development of the Pacific Northwest.

Student Outcomes
1. Compare how the history of regional environment shapes how economies develop, people live, and culture develops in order to understand historical context.
2. Identify key ideals set forth in fundamental documents, including the Washington State Constitution and tribal treaties, and compare/contrast with historical actions taken in order to understand present cultural context.
3. Summarize the role and struggle of immigration in shaping communities in the past and present in order to develop empathy for marginalized populations.
4. Reflect on diverse viewpoints on public issues and the effects on communities in order to develop empathy for diverse communities.
5. Analyze how local issues affect national and global history in order to develop an understanding of political context.
6. Analyze how cultural and historical events are remembered and/or revised by diverse communities in order to develop a critical view of history.



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