HIST 051. Black Reconstruction


This course recounts the struggle for freedom and national citizenship rights in the post-Civil War era. Black courage and determination secured hard won successes despite "splendid failures." History, fiction, and film treatments will help students gain insights into "America's second Revolution."
Prerequisite: A HIST or BLST course at Swarthmore or permission of the instructor.
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for BLST
Fall 2021. A. Dorsey.
Catalog chapter: History  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/history


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