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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAS 3570 - African American History I

Credits: 3 (3 + 0)

Description: This course covers the early history of African Americans in the United States, beginning with their ancestry in West and West-Central Africa and culminating with the Civil War. It analyzes their cultural, social, economic, and political transformation in the colonial and national history of the United States. Topics include the Atlantic Slave Trade, colonial identity, plantation slavery, slave communities, resistance, the Constitution and race, demographics of freedom, abolitionism, the Civil War and its aftermath.

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

General Studies: Historical

University Requirement(s): Multicultural

Cross Listed Course(s): HIS 3570, HON 3570

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