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Undergraduate Course Details
Number HST 211
Title Civil Rights in American History
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII


A study of individual and group rights in American History. The course traces the significance of status, race, sex and other classifications in American law from the colonial era through modern constitutional debate. The course emphasizes the development of equal protection and fundamental rights law. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for HIS211.