Jun 01, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog

HIS 218 African-American History

Prerequisite: ENG 101 
3 credits

A history of African-Americans from the 17th century to the present, starting with the African background and emphasizing the impact of slavery and the struggle for freedom in the Colonial, early national and antebellum periods; the impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction on African-American socioeconomic and political aspirations; and the continuing 20th-century issues of black activism and the struggle for full civil rights and equality in American society. Not offered every year.