HST258 African American History – Promo
Chemeketa Community College
Welcome to History 258 Online, a history of the African American experience.
This class provides students with an excellent opportunity to learn the long
history, accomplishments and contributions of African Americans in the United
States. African American history is rich and vibrant. Upon completion of the
course students will have an in-depth understanding of the black freedom struggle.
Some of the areas that students will explore include:
- Development of Slave Trade in Africa
- Slavery in the Colonies & States
- Slave Revolts & Rebellions
- Civil War & Reconstruction
- Civil Rights Movement
- African American Women’s Contributions to U.S. History
- Election of the First Black President
Without a doubt black people in America have made many important contributions
to the history of the United States. Yet this history is often times left out
of U.S. survey courses. Come and take African American History online through
Chemeketa Community College and learn why the election of the first black President
of the United States is a monumental achievement that was built on the blood,
sweat and tears of African American heroes.