Aug 15, 2022  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2016-2017 
Undergraduate Bulletin 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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HIST 320 - From Slavery to Freedom: The African-American Experience From 1619 to 1877

3 hours

This course examines and analyzes the variety of economic, social, cultural, and religious experiences in African-American communities from the colonial era to the end of Reconstruction. This course focuses on the construction of a distinct African-American culture and identity in the face of slavery, the complexity of the free African-American community in the North, and the persistent political struggle for freedom and equality found in the actions, rhetoric, and faith of African-American men and women during this period.

This course may be applied to the United States history concentration.

Listed also as AMST 320  and BWS 320 .

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 102  or consent of department.

This course will satisfy the history core area requirement and the multicultural core requirement.

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