SemesterSpring Semester, 2021
DepartmentSophomore Class of Department of History
Course NameAfrican American History
InstructorDemas Lane Talmage
Credit2.0
Course TypeSelectively
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Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

Schedule



 



Week 1. The Origins and Development of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade (Beg-1800)



Week 2. Africans and the Origins of the North American Colonies (1607-1750)



Week 3. Race in the Northern Colonies (1620-1750)



Week 4. Slavery, Freedom, and the American Revolution (1750-1788)



Week 5. African Americans in the Early Republic (1788-1820)



Week 6. Slavery and Freedom in Transition (1800-1860)  



Week 7. Midterm Exam/The American Abolitionist Movement (1820-1860)



Week 8. The American Civil War (1861-1865)



Week 9. Reconstruction: The Unfinished Revolution (1865–1877)



Week 10. African Americans in the Late Nineteenth Century (1877-1900)



Week 11. The Struggle to Confront Jim Crow (1880-1920)



Week 12. The Harlem Renaissance (1920-1940)



Week 13. The Black Depression and New Deal



Week 14. World War II



Week 15. The Postwar Civil Rights Movement I: Road to Freedom (1950-1970)



Week 16. The Postwar Civil Rights Movement II: Black Power (1965-1990)



Week 17. The Age of Fracture and Promise (1975-2010)



Week 18. Final Exam



 



Requirements



 



Four Quizzes (multiple choice):                                           15%



Midterm Exam (2 in-class, document-based essays):           25%         



Essay Assignment #1 (3-4 pages):                                   15%



Essay Assignment #2 (4-6 pages):                                   20%



Final Exam (2 in-class, document-based essays):                25%



每週課堂教學時數Lecture Hours2 小時hrs



每週預習/複習時數Preparation Time3 小時hrs


Teaching Methods
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Requirement/Grading

Four Quizzes (multiple choice):                                           15%



Midterm Exam (2 in-class, document-based essays):           25%         



Essay Assignment #1 (3-4 pages):                                   15%



Essay Assignment #2 (4-6 pages):                                   20%



Final Exam (2 in-class, document-based essays):                25%


Textbook & Reference

Deborah Gray White, Mia Bay, and Waldo E. Martin Jr., Freedom on My Mind: A History of African Americans with Documents (E-book)



https://www.amazon.com/Freedom-Mind-Deborah-Gray-White-ebook-dp-B08HY948SD/dp/B08HY948SD/



Additional required articles, excerpts, contemporary news stories, and historical documents will be distributed directly


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