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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HI 329 - American Slavery & the Slave Trade (3)

This course begins with the historical roots of U.S. slavery in the ancient world and West Africa. It covers the Indian slave trade, the Atlantic slave trade, as well as the domestic slave trade. This course will address the diverse policies and practices of slavery and anti-slavery in the U.S. during the colonial, revolutionary, early Republic, antebellum, and Civil War eras. Comparisons with other regions in the western hemisphere will also be offered. Finally, this course will investigate the legacy of slavery in the modern day United States. Meets the upper-division requirement for American History in the history major. 2015 CORE: Social Justice & Civic Life, Transform.