African'-'American History

HIS-130 : African-American History

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Social Sciences
Subject:
Social Sciences
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

The historical experience of African-Americans has often underlined the shortcomings of American society: slavery, Civil War, racism and Jim Crow laws. Yet, from Jamestown in 1619 to Anytown, USA today, African-Americans have helped build America, fought its wars, and, most importantly, helped to define our unique American identity. This is a story for all Americans.