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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

HIST-254 African American History to 1877

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-030 (ACSR-030), completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of RDNG-016 or ACLT-074 with a minimum grade of 3.0. 
The study of the African American experience from African origins to 1877. Pre-16th century African civilizations the Atlantic slave trade the middle passage racial slavery during the colonial and early republic survival strategies of the enslaved and free struggles for freedom equality and social justice during the colonial and post revolutionary periods the abolitionist movement the role of African Americans in the Civil War and Reconstruction. Reading of primary and secondary historical sources critical thinking creative discussion and oral presentation will be required of all students.

Course Outcomes
1. Analyze the origins of slavery in Colonial North America 2. Evaluate the responses of African Americans to slavery and racial oppression 3. Evaluate primary and secondary sources in African American history 4. Apply critical thinking, reading, writing and communication skills effectively