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Last approved: Mon, 01 Jun 2015 14:30:06 GMT

Last edit: Thu, 05 Feb 2015 17:51:45 GMT

Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
History (HIST)
African American History Since 1865
African American History II
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AMST 3361 - African American History Since 1865



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AMST 3361 - African American History Since 1865
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African American efforts to realize full freedom after emancipation from slavery. Gender politics, cultural expression, labor organizing, and radicalisms; dynamics of racism within major eras of African American activity from Reconstruction through the Great Migration; and the history of civil rights, Black Power, and black feminism.
As a result of successfully completing this course, students will be able to: 1. identify the most significant names, dates, and events shaping this history of African American life and American society 2. explain the concepts integral to this period of African American history 3. apply the skills of critical thinking, active reading, and the basics of historical argumentation to the history of African Americans since U.S. emancipation 4. demonstrate their mastery of these facts, concepts, and skills through written assignments, including a formal paper and a final examination with essay questions.

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CCAS-Amer.Studies Focus Area 4
Gen Ed: Humanities
CCAS - GCR: Humanities
SPHHS-Humanities Courses
SEAS - Humanities Electives

dullman (Mon, 05 Jan 2015 21:05:45 GMT): Rollback: Was the word "radicalisms" in the course description intended? Or is it a typo?
whbecker (Wed, 21 Jan 2015 19:44:39 GMT): Use of 'radicalisms' is intentional.
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