AFRS 2160 - The African American Experience through Civil War
Exploration of circumstances that brought Africans to the Americas and their experience during the era of slavery. Emphasis on the political, economic, and socio-cultural systems that maintained slavery in the South and constrained freedom in the North and the responses and struggles of African Americans. Topics include: slavery/slave trading to the Americas; the system of slavery in British North America; free blacks; political compromises sustaining the peculiar institution; and the impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction on the freedom, citizenship, and suffrage of African Americans.
Credit Hours: (3)
Cross-listed Course(s): HIST 2160 .
Most Recently Offered (Day): Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2021
Most Recently Offered (Evening): Course has not been offered at this time in the past 3 years
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