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HIST 324  Race and Immigration in North America  Units: 6.00  
Race relations and immigration in North American history, with emphasis on Canada from the 1840s to the 1980s. Covers native-non-native contact, European immigrants, migration of blacks from the U.S. south, ethnic radicalism, Asian immigration, Japanese internment, immigration policy, 'multiculturalism,' and changing definitions of 'race'.
Learning Hours: 240 (72 Seminar, 168 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Registration in a HIST Major or Joint Honours Plan.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Analyze aspects of social diversity and how they affect society in the United States and Canada.
  2. Recognize the important distinction between primary and secondary source material.
  3. Uphold academic integrity when conducting research by citing work correctly.
  4. Communicate clearly and persuasively in oral and written modes.
  5. Examine and describe the history of immigration policy and changing definitions of race throughout North American history.