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HIS 348 - ECCE:US Slavery and Abolition

Campus: Springfield


This course focuses on the histories of slavery and abolition in the nineteenth-century United States. In our class, we will consider how different groups of Americans worked to uphold and undermine their nation's "peculiar institution" of slavery. We will examine a diverse assortment of primary sources from enslaved people, antislavery activists, and slave owners as well as secondary scholarship about the institution of slavery and the evolution of abolitionism. Course Information: This course fulfills an Engaged Citizenship Common Experience requirement at UIS in the area of U.S. Communities.

Special Instructions:

Restricted to online majors.

Academic Program Restrictions:

BS:Online MIS Hth Care Inf-UIS

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall


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