2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog/Handbook 
    
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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog/Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 0264 - African American History


Credits: 3

tory since the origins of American racial slavery in the colonial period through the 1960’s Civil rights Movement. Topics in the course include the international slave trade, the meaning(s) of racial slavery, conflicts between slavery and democracy, slave resistance, the rise of a distinctive African American identity and culture, African Americans during the Civil War and Reconstruction, segregation and Jim Crow, the evolving concept of “race” and the limits of American citizenship, the Harlem Renaissance, the “nadir” of American race relations, African Americans and the two-party political system, the changing status of African Americans during wartime(s), legal and legislative civil rights protests, economic and class factors impacting the African American experience, and the modern Civil Rights Movement.