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HIST657 - Antebellum America: Prelude to the Civil War

 

This course is an analysis of the conditions existing in the United States in the first half of the 19th century. The course focuses on the political, cultural/social, economic, security, leadership, and other issues that played roles in starting and shaping the Civil War. Students will analyze the issues in the context of war and peace to determine whether or not such conflicts as civil wars can be avoided prior to their inception.

 

Prerequisites

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Corequisites

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates 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
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Political Crisis of the 1850s
ISBN: 9780393953701
Publication Info: New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 1983
Author: Holt, Michael F
Unit Cost: $27.13
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Half Slave and Half Free : The Roots of Civil War
ISBN: 9780809053537
Publication Info: Hill and Wang; Revised edition (May 11, 2005)
Author: by Bruce Levine
Unit Cost: $18.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Road to Disunion : Secessionists at Bay, 1776-1854, Volume 1
ISBN: 9780195072594
Publication Info: Oxford University Press
Author: Freehling, William W.
Unit Cost: $31.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A