UT Dallas 2019 Undergraduate Catalog

HIST2381 - African-American History

HIST 2381 (HIST 2381) African-American History (3 semester credit hours) An examination of the history of African Americans in the United States from the sixteenth-century transatlantic slave trade through the present. Prominent themes will include early settlement patterns, origins of slavery and racism, Emancipation and Reconstruction the Jim Crow South, black life in the urban North, and the development of the modern Civil Rights Movement and its aftermath. (3-0) R