Course Information
Course Code HIST 3P52
Course Title African American Experience
Description History and culture since the introduction of peoples from Africa to the North American continent to the present day. Topics include origins of slavery, development of slave culture, varied forms of slave resistance, Civil War and emancipation, rise of sharecropping, formation of ghettos, segregation, the Harlem Renaissance, African Americans in the World Wars, the Civil Rights Movement, urban housing and social problems, rise of rap music.
Course Format Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week.
Restrictions open to HIST (single or combined), HIST (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior) majors and minors until date specified in Registration guide.
Prerequisite(s) one HIST credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 and one HIST credit numbered 2(alpha)00 to 2(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor.
Notes HIST 2P15 and/or 2P16 recommended.