HIST 335: The African American Experience in the United States: African Background to 1885

HIST 335-001: African-Amer Exper in US
(Fall 2024)

10:30 AM to 01:10 PM M

Peterson Hall 2413

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Section Information for Fall 2024

This course is part one of the two-semester exploration of the African American Experience in the United States. The first part of this course will focus on the African origins with a particular emphasis on the trans-Atlantic slave trade with a specific focus on the role of the French and British. Additionally, we will explore the development of the abolitionist movement, the plantation economy, and the role of African Americans in social and political life in the United States.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

History of African American experience in United States including African origins; trans-Atlantic slave trade; development of slavery in colonial, revolutionary, and antebellum periods; abolitionist movements; and African American participation in Civil War and during Reconstruction. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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