HIST 3031

HIST 3031

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

This course will examine the "age of democratic revolutions" in the Americas from the perspective of the Black Atlantic. During this momentous era, when European monarchies were successfully challenged and constitutional governments created, Blacks fomented their own American revolutions both in the outside of evolving "New World democracies." This course examines the black trajectory in British North America, Latin America, the French (especially Haiti,) the British and the Spanish Caribbean. The course begins with black participation in the U.S. independence War (1776-1781) and concludes with black (non-U.S.) participation in the independence wars against Spain. The course will also briefly address post-emancipation race relations in these American countries. 

When Offered Fall.

Breadth Requirement (GHB)
Distribution Category (HA-AS)
Course Subfield (HNU)

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3032ASRC 3031LATA 3031

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16657 HIST 3031   LEC 001