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Black American Studies I 

Deepen your appreciation for Black American society and culture in Black American Studies I. By analyzing West African cultures from which most enslaved Africans were taken, you will further understand the impact of the American colonial experience and the origins of slavery in the 17th and 18th centuries; the pre-Civil War culture of free black Americans; the development of slave culture, religion, and resistance; the era of Reconstruction; the different programs proposed by Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois; and the electric effects of the Great Migration and World War I on the Black American community. 

Prerequisite: open to students in the Fifth and Sixth Form. 

  • History