Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

HIST 266 - SLAVERY & THE FOUNDING FATHERS

Long Title: SLAVERY AND THE FOUNDING FATHERS
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Course will explore the Founding Fathers' attitudes towards slaves, towards slavery, and towards racial difference, beginning with interpretations of the Founders as a group, and moving to case studies of individual founders. Students will write a paper about the engagement with slavery of one person from the founding generation.