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The course explores Washington State's geographic features, people, places, and events from prehistory to the modern era. It covers how Native Americans were impacted by European immigration from the 1700's onward. It traces the formation of Washington as a territory and later a state, and the competing business and political interests that shaped the Washington Constitution. It looks at major industrial influences in the 20th Century including the founding of the Boeing Company and the Hanford Nuclear reservation that produced plutonium for atomic bombs which has left a toxic legacy that will take many years to address. The course also introduces students to the legislative process and voting so they can learn how to participate in local and state governance.
Subject:
Arts and Humanities, Education, Social Science
Level:
High School, Community College / Lower Division, Adult Education
Material Type:
Full Course
Author:
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Date Added:
02/01/2018
License:
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International
Language:
English
Media Format:
Text/HTML

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