Race in the United States: Slavery To Civil Rights

Queen Mary, University of London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Race in the United States: Slavery To Civil Rights

  • Host University

    Queen Mary, University of London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Credits: 15.0
    Overlap: None
    Prerequisite: None

    This module is a survey of race relations in nineteenth- and twentieth-century America. It focuses primarily
    on African-American history especially plantation slavery, the causes of the Civil War, Reconstruction,
    segregation, turn-of-the-century race reform, the migration north, Black Nationalism, and the Civil Rights
    Movement. The module will also examine government policy toward Native Americans, European immigration and the
    making of whiteness, Hispanos and U.S. imperial expansion, the impact of Asian immigration, and nativist
    initiatives including the Ku Klux Klan.

    Assessment: 10.0% Practical, 25.0% Coursework, 65.0% Examination
    Semester 1 Associate Assessment: 100.0% Coursework
    Level: 5

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