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HIS 107 African-American History I
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: Cultural (Ethnic/Race/Gender) Awareness   Global/International Awareness   Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only
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Description: A survey of African-American life and history in the United States from 1619-1865. Emphasizes how enslaved Africans lived, worked, socialized and defined themselves in antebellum America, as they developed and sustained a new cultural community that was an amalgamation of African-American community and familial values and traditions.

Prerequisites: RDG094

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Identify the events of the past associated with the development of a distinctively unique African-American community in the New World.
2. (Knowledge Level) Define West African social, political and religious institutions and recognize the preservation and maintenance of African beliefs, customs, and traditions in African-American communities.
3. (Comprehension Level) Indicate the countries involved in the Atlantic Slave Trade as well as the various cash crops and labor systems of plantations in the British West Indies and British North America.
4. (Comprehension Level) Describe the racialization of servitude and the development of chattel slavery in the American South.
5. (Comprehension Level) Discuss the resistance tactics African Americans used to protest their unfree status from capture to emancipation.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
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