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AWS 2530 American Slavery

This course examines the institution of American Slavery from the introduction of African slaves in North America to the Emancipation and aftermath of the American Civil War. It focuses on the political, economic, and social institutions supporting slavery as a system of racial and class oppression. Special attention is paid to the life and culture of the enslaved Blacks, patterns of resistance and rebellion, and gender dynamics of slavery. The course closes with an examination of the legacy of slavery as a sysem of oppression and surveys major strategies and movements that have sought to redress its impact on contemporary America Prerequisite(s): HIST 2530
Credits: 3.0