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▲ HI 103 - History of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean

( 3 :0 :0 ) 3 credits

This course focuses on the study of the basic characteristics of Puerto Rican and Caribbean cultures and their role within contemporary U.S. civilization. The consequences of European conquest, Indian explorations, the slave trade, the Spanish-American War, patterns of land ownership, demography, politics, unemployment, and industrialization are examined in relation to a multi-ethnic world. A research paper is required.