HIST 137. Slavery, 1550 to 1865


This seminar focuses on slavery in the United States between 1550 and the end of the Civil War, emphasizing the link between black enslavement and the development of democracy, law, and economics. Topics addressed include the Atlantic slave trade, the development of the Southern colonies, black cultural traditions, and community formation.
Social sciences.
2 credits.
Eligible for BLST
Fall 2020. A. Dorsey.
Catalog chapter: History  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/history


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