HIST 40873 - The Civil Rights Movement in America

Prerequisites: HIST 10603, 10613 or 10703. This course outlines the basic problems and challenges of modern race relations, grassroots protest and social reform during the crucial era in U.S. history known as the Civil Rights Movement. By focusing on the key figures, events, and issues that defined the movement, this course traces the various political, economic, social, intellectual, and moral transformations that have taken place in contemporary American culture, politics and society from 1945 to present.

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