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2021-22 Catalog 
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HIST 150 - African American History

5 CR

Surveys the history of African Americans from the slave trade to present. Topics include African origins, construction of racial identity, slavery, emancipation, formation of post-emancipation communities, war and migration, the Harlem Renaissance, and civil rights activism. Note: May be used as social science or humanities credit, not both, at BC.

Course Outcomes
  • Analyze and critically evaluate primary and secondary sources. 
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. 
  • Analyze the social, economic, political, and cultural variables that have shaped African American communities in slavery and freedom. 
  • Evaluate factors that contributed to the construction of race and racial identity within the United States. 

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