Oct 19, 2018  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIS 555 Researching the Local History of Underground Railroad (3 credits)

Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
Prerequisite(s): HIS 102 or HIS 106.
Taught: Fall only
This course explores the various activities of enslaved African Americans as they attempted to abscond from human bondage by crossing the Ohio River, which legally separated slave states from free states. Special attention will be placed on the Abolition Movement as well as the development of various African American communities in parts of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.



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