HIS231H1: Revolution and Emancipation in the Colonial Caribbean

Hours: 
24L/12P

This course explores the history of the late eighteenth and nineteenth century caribbean, from the Haitian Revolution to the U.S. occupation of Cuba and Puerto Rico. Students learn about the first struggles for political independence; the struggle to abolish the slave trade; slave emancipation; indentureship and struggles to define freedom after emancipation.

Exclusion: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)