Making use of primary texts, this course surveys the social, cultural and political history of African Americans from enslavement through the Civil War and the post-war period, Reconstruction. Beginning in West Africa, the course examines three centuries of North American slavery, as well as the initial experiences of African Americans with emancipation and the promises of Reconstruction.
HIST 220 - African American History to 1877
- Fulfills Interpretive Studies
- Fulfills American/Global Diversity