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African American Studies

African American Studies

Course Number(s): H404501
Length: 1 Semester (2 Credits)
Prerequisites: None
Grade: 9-12

This course examines historical periods and events in African and African-American history from African background to Reconstruction, their role in the evolution of America’s historical development, and their impact on African-Americans in the United States. Political, social, economic, and cultural aspects will be analyzed and evaluated. Special attention will be given to the conflict between slaves and slaveholders, as well as the issues and philosophies surrounding that conflict.