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History 251 - Davis

General survey of the history of the United States from Reconstruction to the contemporary era paying particular attention to groups who have remained outside of mainstream America and/or whose contributions to mainstream America have gone unacknowledged.

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Try using these search terms, or combinations of terms, within the Library Catalog and History related databases in the Key Article Databases box:

  • Blacks
  • African American
  • Afro-American
  • Black American
  • Negroes - (historical)
  • Colored - (historical)
  • Reconstruction
  • Freedmen
  • Civil Rights
  • Jim Crow
  • Harlem Renaissance

Some of these terms are historical in nature and not intended to provoke or antagonize.

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