HIST 3412 Afro-American History
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 43.5.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Origins and development of American thought on the role of Blacks in American history. Consideration of such topics as African heritage, Blacks in the plantation society, slavery and the American idea of equality, Black Reconstruction, rise of Jim Crow, the myth of white supremacy, and the nature and origins of the Black revolution. Colonial era to the present.
Prerequisite: Core Studies 4 or Core Curriculum 1220 [2.2], or History 3005, or permission of the chairperson.