Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2018

     

HIST 266 001 (CRN: 13588)

SLAVERY & THE FOUNDING FATHERS

Long Title: SLAVERY AND THE FOUNDING FATHERS
Department: History
Instructor: Skidmore, Wes
Meeting: 9:25AM - 10:40AM TR BKH 229 (20-AUG-2018 - 30-NOV-2018) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 4
Enrollment data as of: 20-AUG-2022 12:21AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
Final Exam Time:
8-DEC-2018  
9:00AM - 12:00PM S TBA TBA
 
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.