HST 324: American Ethnic History

Class Program
Credits 3

This course will provide a survey of the experiences of ethnic immigrant and racial minorities. The common problems of adjustment, acceptance, and assimilation will be explored as well as the unique experience of the major ethnic and racial groups. Although the course will concentrate on the experiences of Afro-Americans, Jews, Irish, and Italians, the course will also cover Poles, Germans, Japanese, Chinese, Mexicans, and other ethnic groups. Also the course will cover the cultural geography of American ethnicity.