Civil War and Reconstruction
This course explores the era of the American Civil War with an emphasis on the period 1861-1865. It combines lectures, readings, class discussion, and film to address such questions as why the war came, why the Confederacy lost, and how the war affected various elements of society. We will also explore what was left unresolved at the end of the war, how Americans responded to Reconstruction, and how subsequent generations have understood the meaning of the conflict and its legacy. We will make a special effort to tie military and political events to life on the home front. (formerly HIST 0364) 2 hrs. lect., 1 hr. disc.
- Fall 2012
- Axinn Center 229(AXN 229)
- 10:10am-11:00am on Friday (Sep 10, 2012 to Dec 7, 2012)
- Amy Morsman
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