African American History to 1865

Course Description

This course examines the history of Black/African Americans from their kidnapping from Africa to their enslavement in the Americas until the end of the institution of slavery after the Civil War, including their struggle and resistance to racial oppression. The major events in the development of the United States by emphasizing the role of people of African descent in the political, social and economic life of the United States will be analyzed.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
26420 AFAM 12A 60Z ······· TBA-TBA Julie Keiffer-Lewis ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-09-26 to 2022-12-16.
AFAM-012A-60Z: Fully ONLINE. This class does not have scheduled meetings. Students can log in anytime to do the required weekly course work. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: . The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

4 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 4
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or (EWRT D01AS and EWRT D01AT) or ESL D005.

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