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Terry A. Scott
AFRAM 272
Seattle Campus

History of the South Since the Civil War

Reconstruction and its aftermath, the Agrarian (Populist) revolt, disfranchisement and segregation, the effects of urbanization and subsequent depression, desegregation, and the struggle for civil rights. Examines the New South, the conflict of ideology with structural and material change, and the place of the South in contemporary America.

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Explores Reconstruction and its legacies, the origins of rural and urban black communities, disfranchisement and segregation, the Progressive Era, war and migration, desegregation, and the struggle for civil rights. Examines the concept and evolution of the New South, the ideological construction and implication of the New Negro, and the place of the South in contemporary America.

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Last Update by Terry A. Scott
Date: 01/08/2013