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    Metropolitan State University of Denver
  Nov 18, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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AAS 3440 - American Slavery

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor.

Description: This class will explore the origins of slavery in the early modern Atlantic world and trace its history until the age of emancipation. Although the primary focus will be on African slavery in British North America and the United States, the course will integrate the Atlantic and imperial contexts and include comparative units on slavery in other empires, as well as enslavement of Native Americans. Students will analyze the political and economic consequences of slavery, and they will examine the slave cultures themselves, including religion, resistance, and family life.

Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: AAS or HIS.

University Requirement(s): Multicultural

Cross Listed Course(s): HIS 3440

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