Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog 
    Feb 23, 2024  
Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 236 - The History of African Americans Since 1865

(HUMD [M])

One of two related courses (with HIST 235 ), which may be taken in either order, that survey the history of African Americans from their beginnings in Africa to the present. Topics include the Washington-Du Bois debate, African American contributions to the world wars, the Harlem Renaissance, the struggle for equality, and strategies for continued economic, political, and social progress. This course does not substitute for HIST 235 . Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly HS 130.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Identify the various methods of social control that replaced slavery in the Southern states.
  • Compare and contrast the various strategies of racial advancement in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century’s.
  • Analyze the causes and effects of twentieth century African American migration.
  • Describe the effects of the Great Depression, World War II, and the Cold War on African American life and culture.
  • Assess African American activism in the mid twentieth century.
  • Demonstrate understanding of political, cultural, social, and economic changes in the late twentieth century.
  • Assess and evaluate the different African American cultural identities in the early twenty-first century.

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