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AFRS BC3055 Slave Resistance in the United States from the Colonial Era to the Civil War. 3 points.

BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Historical Studies (HIS).
Not offered during 2018-19 academic year.

Analyzes the multifaceted nature of slave resistance, its portrayal and theorization by scholars.  Critically examines the various pathways of resistance of enslaved Africans and African-Americans, both individually and collectively (e.g., running away, non-cooperation, theft, arson, as well as verbal and physical confrontation, revolts and insurrections).  Considers how gender shaped acts of resistance.