African-American History, 1865 to Present
Historical Knowledge of African-American History since 1865
Students will be able to identify and analyze major themes in African-American History from emancipation and the rise of Jim Crow to the beginning of the 21st century. They will also be able to recognize the ways that shifting notions of race have shaped (and continue to shape) American life and politics.
Students will be able to use their training in African American history to serve their community.
Students will be able to analyze, interpret, and evaluate primary sources
Students will be able to interpret and debate the meanings and historical value of primary sources with their peers.
Students will be able to analyze and create historical questions and place them in a historiographical context.
Students will demonstrate proficiency in using historical methods of research and in integrating data into a coherent argument expressed through a clear, well-written style.