Middlebury

HIST0225A-F21

African American History

African American History
In this course we will examine the history of African Americans from the rise of the transatlantic slave trade to the present. The course will reveal how African Americans actively shaped their history and the history of the United States as an American nation. We will explore topics such as the Middle passage, African American slave cultures, enslaved resistance, emancipation, the rise of legalized segregation, mass migrations, and the continuing struggles for equality. We will approach the subject matter using a variety of primary and secondary sources that focus on the experiences of individuals such as enslaved narratives, autobiographies, documentaries, and oral histories. 3 hrs. lect/disc.
Course Reference Number (CRN):
92875
Subject Code:
HIST
Course Number:
0225
Section Identifier:
A

Course

HIST 0225

All Sections in Fall 2021

Fall 2021

HIST0225Y-F21 Discussion
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