Assignment One: Native Cities and European Contact Reading
Assignment Two: Race and Slavery in the American Colonies
Assignment Three: Urban Slavery in the Antebellum United States
Assignment Four: Irish and Chinese Change Urban/National Landscapes
Assignment Five: The New “Other” in U.S. Cities
Assignment Six: The Great Migration and Depression
Assignment Seven: World War II and the Early Civil Rights Movement
Assignment Eight: Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution
Assignment Nine: Modern Urban Movements
Facing History, “Inventing Black and White: Bacon’s Rebellion”
________________, “After World War II-The Great Society”
Finesurrey, Samuel and Gary Greaves (2021) “A Brief History Black Struggles for Liberation in the United States.”
Finesurrey, Samuel “Case Studies in the History of U.S. Empire and Society”
Finesurrey, Samuel, Waleska Cabrera, Meldis Jimenez, Brittiny Ando, Alanna Garcia, Alexander Garcia, Jayden Johnstone, Abdul Mohammed, Sheylany Paulino, Edwin Reed, Emelyn Saavedra, Gisselle Saavedra, Rajendra Singh, Aysia Smith, and Marlena Syriaque (June 2021) “Dreaming of Home: Youth Researchers of Color Address NYC’s Housing Crisis,”
Larson, Julia (2008) “David Ruggles (1810-1849)” Black Past.
Governor Robert Hunter to Lord of Trade (1712-1713) “Letters on the 1712 Slave Revolt.”
Open Stax U.S. History,“Urbanization and Its Challenges“
Pérez, Lisandro (2018) “Sugar, Cigars, and Revolution: The Making of Cuban New York” (New York, NYC: NYU Press).
Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture, “Black New Yorkers (1613-1865),” “Black New Yorkers (1866-1915),” “Black New Yorkers (1916-1939), “Black New Yorkers (1940-1959),” and “Black New Yorkers (1960-2010).”
Singer, Alan J. (2018) “The Case Against Peter Stuyvesant,” New York Almanack.
Surrey, David (1982) “Draft Riots” Choice of Conscience (New York, NY: Praeger).