AMST 365
History of the New South
Last Offered Spring 2019
Division II
Cross-listed AFR 365 / HIST 365
This course is not offered in the current catalog

Class Details

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.
The Class: Format: lecture; discussion
Limit: 25
Expected: 25
Class#: 3287
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: class participation, 2 papers of moderate length, and a comprehensive final examination
Prerequisites: none; open to first-year students with instructor's permission
Distributions: Division II
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
AMST 365 Division II AFR 365 Division II HIST 365 Division II
Attributes: AMST Comp Studies in Race, Ethnicity, Diaspora
AMST Space and Place Electives
HIST Group F Electives - U.S. + Canada

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