Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


HIS-203H - African-American History 1 (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): None
An introduction to the African-American experience, beginning in the pre-historic Africa and continuing to 1865 and reconstruction. Topics covered include: African pre-history, Africa before colonization, the development of the Atlantic Slave Trade, slavery in the new world, comparative slave systems (new and old world), resistance to slavery, slave conditions, slavery profits, Abraham Lincoln and Emancipation, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and Reconstruction.


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