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|HIS 348 - ECCE: Slavery and Abolition in the Nineteenth-Century United States|
This course focuses on the histories of slavery and abolition in the nineteenth-century United States. In our class, we will consider how different groups of Americans worked to uphold and undermine their nation's "peculiar institution" of slavery. We will examine a diverse assortment of primary sources from enslaved people, antislavery activists, and slave owners as well as secondary scholarship about the institution of slavery and the evolution of abolitionism. Course Information: This course fulfills an Engaged Citizenship Common Experience requirement at UIS in the area of U.S. Communities.
4.000 Credit hours
Levels: Undergrad - Springfield
Schedule Types: Lecture-Discussion, Lecture, Online
UIS: U.S. Communities (ECCE)