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NEW CLASS OFFERED TERM 4-LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES: PDF Print E-mail

The class will be taught by Mr. Branan 1st block during Term 4. Sign up in the counselor's office if interested. The class examines Spanish and Portuguese America from exploration and conquest in the late fifteenth century to the present day. Cultural and historical developments that continue to affect modern Latin America will be emphasized. Through lecture, discussion and films, topics will include: the conquest and colonization of native American peoples, the wars for independence, and the divergent paths Latin Americans have taken in the struggles for democracy, social justice, economic development, and national autonomy.

 
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