Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2019/2020
Canadian Excellence

HI253
Race, Rights and the Law in Early United States History
0.5 Credit

Change in the social and political structures of the United States has come only through struggle. This course traces battles for equality and human rights, and explores a series of movements to reform politics and culture in the United States. Areas of focus include Black egalitarianism, radical abolition, the early women's rights movement, Native Americans' rights claims, and antiracist activism. Among the course themes are race, gender, class, education, and work, whether slave or free labour.

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3 lecture hours