East Building 122
Section Information for Fall 2017
The course will introduce students to the theory and practice of history. It will use the Underground Railroad and its connections to slavery and abolition as the vehicle for teaching skills in historical thinking, research, and writing. The Underground Railroad was a loose network of individuals dedicated to undermining the institution of slavery and gaining freedom for African Americans enslaved by the institution. Studying it will provide an opportunity for using historical skills and methodology to separate myth from truth in the process of writing a research paper.
Satisfies the general education requirement in systhesis.
Satisfies the writing intensive requirement in the major.
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Enrollment is limited to students with a major in History.