African American History, pursuant to 1003.42 F.S. Instruction in the history of African Americans will include the history of African peoples before the political conflicts that led to the development of slavery, the passage to America, the enslavement experience, abolition, and the contributions of African Americans to society. Such history will be presented in high school American History classes, eighth grade social studies and in other grades or classes where this content is already a part of the curriculum.