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HIST552 - The Civil War: Seminal Event in American History

 

This course is a study of the political, economic, cultural, and social aspects of the Civil War as a seminal event in our nation’s history. Students explore the causes of the war, how a nation coped with the struggle across multiple dimensions, and how we dealt with the conflict's aftermath. Special emphasis is on the continuing debate that the impact of the Civil War had on both the North and the South.

 

Prerequisites

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Corequisites

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
05/28/18 - 11/02/18 11/05/18 - 12/30/18 Fall 2018 Session I - 8 Week session
06/25/18 - 11/30/18 12/03/18 - 01/27/19 Fall 2018 Session D - 8 Week session
07/30/18 - 01/04/19 01/07/19 - 03/03/19 Winter 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Jefferson Davis and the Civil War Era
ISBN: 9780807150092
Publication Info: LSU Press
Author: William J., Jr. Cooper
Unit Cost: $20.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: This Mighty Scourge : Perspectives on the Civil War (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
ISBN: 9780195313666
Publication Info: Oxford University Press
Author: McPherson, James M.
Unit Cost: $31.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: This Great Struggle: America's Civil War (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
ISBN: 9781442219878
Publication Info: Rowman & Littlefield
Author: Steven E. Woodworth
Unit Cost: $26.40
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A