African American History I | Spalding University Catalog

HIST-383: African American History I

3 credit hours
Provides students with a comprehensive survey of the role that African Americans have played in shaping American history. This course will explore the major forces, movements, and personalities that shaped African American history and culture from the African past through Reconstruction. Furthermore, this course will aid students in developing a sense of the African American experience in the United States by examining slavery and the abolitionist movement, African American religious developments, major African American leaders and organizations, and the role African Americans played in American politics, economics, the military, and cultural development. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.