Pretty easy, overall.
The professor is very knowledgeable and is very obviously passionate for this subject. The course only requires you to be in class and take thorough lecture notes. Minimal text reading, just the 3 novels/books listed in the syllabus, and out of those only selected readings are required. The exams take questions from lecture, readings, and videos shown in class. Gives extra points to those that attend on random days.
Overall, Carrico is very good at highlighting important historical events, in order to help students understand the overarching themes in the course, which is to gain understanding and perspective of American Indians in their overwritten history. The U.S. still has a long ways to go in order to undo the wrongs it has done to the American Indian people, and this class helps to dispel all the inaccurate history that has been taught to us in the course of our primary education.
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Advice for students:
Attend the lectures and pay attention to the cues he gives during class. He is very clear on emphasizing what information will be on the test and what is not.