UT Dallas 2021 Undergraduate Catalog

HIST4345 - Origins of the Jim Crow South

HIST 4345 Origins of the Jim Crow South (3 semester credit hours) An examination of the origins of segregation and disenfranchisement in the American South following Reconstruction through World War II. Attention will be paid to both the legal and extralegal edifices upholding white supremacy and the evolution of a racist consumer culture. The course will also explore African-American resistance to Jim Crow. Prerequisite: Completion of a 060 core course. (3-0) R