H409 | African-American History

Course Description

This course begins with an exploration of the roots of African American culture in the traditions and institutions of African societies. The evolution of African American institutions as well as the contributions and influence of black politicians, scientists, authors, teachers will be explored. Later coursework transitions into mid twentieth century history including the Harlem Renaissance, the Great Depression, and other major eras with emphasis on current events that relate to particular topics. You will be required to read historical documents, take notes, write historical essays and complete at least one historical research paper.
State ID#: 04107
Department: History and Social Science
Grade Level:11, 12
Credits: 10.0
Alternate Credits:
Class Type: CORE Academic
Honors Type: This is an Earned Honors Course.
Pre/Co-Requisites: Critical Issues in US History or AP US History.

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Dates & Announcements
Class of 2025 Gr. 11 Course Selection is Monday, February 26, 2024 through Sunday March 3rd