AFST 3120 African American History through 1865
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as AFRIC 12.5.
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3 hours; 3 credits
African Americans from the era of the Atlantic slave trade through the Civil War. Topics include the African origins of African Americans, defining African Americans, the slave trade, free Blacks in antebellum America, role of gender and class, Black family and community, origins of the black church, slavery, resistance and abolitionism. This course is the same as History 3413.
Prerequisite: Core Studies 4 or 9 or Core Curriculum 1220 [2.2] or 3207, or History 3005, or permission of the chairperson.