2023-2024 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Jun 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue
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HS 219 - African American History Since Emancipation

(3.00 cr.)

The second half of the African American history survey introducing the major themes, events, people, and activities of African Americans in America from the Emancipation Proclamation (1863) to the present. Special attention is given to Reconstruction and the rise of Jim Crow; the Great Migration north and west; the evolution of African American leadership and political organizations; the Harlem Renaissance; the Black Power movement and the struggle for civil rights into the twenty-first century; and the black military experiences. As an interdisciplinary course, it lays a foundation for additional study of the centrality of African Americans in American history or any related discipline. In a given semester, this course may be structured topically with more emphasis on law, music, politics, gender or regionalism.

Prerequisite: HS 100 .
Restrictions: Open to students with catalogue year 2022-2023 or beyond.

Sessions Typically Offered: Varies
Years Typically Offered: Varies

Interdisciplinary Studies: IAF/IU



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