HIST 136 - African-American History

Overview

Department(s)

Description

Survey of major developments in the history of Africans in America from the colonial era to the present day. Themes will include changes in the legal status of Africans in America, evolving ideas about racial identity, and the politics of civil rights. Topics will include the economics of slavery, African cultural survival, and the roles of religion and family in black communities. Major events surveyed include the Civil War, Reconstruction, the Great Migration, the Harlem Renaissance, the Civil Rights Movement, the Black Power Movement, and recent changes in black America due to immigration.

Typically Offered

Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Requirement Designation

Flexible Core - US Experience in its Diversity

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

028367

Course Schedule

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