Sep 15, 2019  
College Catalog 2009-2011 
    
College Catalog 2009-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AMST 224 - African American History: Slavery, Emancipation, and Reconstruction


This course explores the Afro-American experience from the villages of West Africa to the cotton plantations of the antebellum South. Considers West African social structure and culture, the international slave trade, the development of racism, the development of American slavery, the transformation of Afro-American culture over more than two centuries, the struggle, the possibilities of reconstruction, and the ultimate rise of share-cropping and segregation. Alternate years. (4 Credits)