2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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HIS313: American Immigrant Experience

3 Credit(s)
Fulfills Core Requirement in History
An examination of the experiences of the major immigrant groups from the Puritans to the Third World peoples of the present day. Special emphasis is placed on the European immigrant waves of the nineteenth century and on the experiences of African Americans before and after Emancipation.  The course considers each group’s efforts to adapt to America and the ambivalent and sometimes hostile reaction that they received from native-born Americans.  Cross-listed with AST 313  
Prerequisite(s): Open to students with sophomore standing or with permission of instructor.
Theme: Defining the American Experience