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Spring 2014 - Springfield
Oct 13, 2015
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HIS 427 - African-American History
Focuses on the history and sojourn of the African-American from the creation and demise of the last three West African empires, through the enslavement and shipment of Africans to North America and their struggle for human and civil rights in present-day America. Topics are the Middle Passage, religion of the slaves, slave resistance, Abolitionism, the Civil War, Reconstruction, the Great Migration, Harlem Renaissance, the Civil Rights movement, Black Power movement, urban unrest, affirmative action, and the new reparations movement.
4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Doctoral - Springfield, Graduate - Springfield, Undergrad - Springfield
Schedule Types: Lecture-Discussion, Online

African-American Studies Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Campuses:     

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