HI 210 African American History
Pre or Co-requisite: EN 101.
This course surveys the history of African Americans in the U.S. from beginnings in pre-colonial Africa to the present. Topics examining the socio-economic, political, and cultural experience of African Americans in the U.S. include the Transatlantic Slave Trade, slavery, resistance and accommodation, abolitionism, the Civil War, emancipation, Reconstruction, the Great Migration, the Harlem Renaissance, the Civil Rights era, and the status of African Americans in the New Millennium. A library component is included.