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A Native History of Colonial America
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Throughout the colonial era, Native Americans exerted decisive influence on the European colonies rapidly encroaching all around them between 1492 and 1776. But how, why, and at what cost? Dr. Richard Bell explores what life looked like in the contact zones where white settlers and Native peoples interacted.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Dr. Richard Bell is a scholar, writer, and a Professor of History at the University of Maryland. He holds a PhD from Harvard University and his research focuses on the history and culture of the United States between 1750 and 1877. He is the author of the book Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and their Astonishing Odyssey Home and of the online course America’s Long Struggle Against Slavery (The Great Courses).
This program is appropriate for ages 18 and above. An invitation to join this virtual talk will be sent to participants 1 day prior to the event . Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.