HIST 365 Spring 2015 History of the New South

Cross Listed as AFR365, AMST365
A study of the history of the American South from 1877 to the present. Social, political and economic trends will be examined in some detail: the rule of the "Redeemers" following the end of Reconstruction; tenancy, sharecropping, and the rise of agrarian radicalism; Southern Progressivism; the coming of racial segregation and the destruction of the Jim Crow system during the years of the Civil Rights movement; Southern politics during the depression and post-World War II years.
Class Format: discussion
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation based on class participation, 2 papers of moderate length, and a comprehensive final examination
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Prerequisites: none; open to first-year students with instructor's permission
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Divisional Attributes: Division II
Other Attributes: AMST Comp Studies in Race, Ethnicity, Diaspora,AMST Space and Place Electives, HIST Group F Electives - U.S. + Canada
Enrollment Limit: 25
Expected Enrollment: 25
Class Number: 3255
HIST 365 - 01 (S) LEC History of the New South Division 2: Social Studies Charles B. Dew
MR 2:35 PM-3:50 PM Sawyer Mabie Room 3255
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