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HIST 3670. Slavery & the American Republic. 3 Hours.

Explores the creation of slavery in North America from European settlement until 1865, and emphasizes the trans-Atlantic slave trade, the creation of hereditary chattel slavery in America, the government and legal mechanisms that allowed this, slave life and culture, and the efforts to abolish the institution before the Civil War. Will be taught every three years in Spring beginning 2018 based upon student demand. Prerequisite: ENGL 2010 (Grade C or higher).