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HIST552 - The Civil War: Seminal Event in American History

Course Details

Course Code: HIST552 Course ID: 2656 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

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.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
03/30/20 - 09/04/20 09/07/20 - 11/01/20 Summer 2020 Session D 8 Week session
04/27/20 - 10/02/20 10/05/20 - 11/29/20 Fall 2020 Session B 8 Week session
05/25/20 - 10/30/20 11/02/20 - 12/27/20 Fall 2020 Session I 8 Week session
06/29/20 - 12/04/20 12/07/20 - 01/31/21 Fall 2020 Session D 8 Week session
07/27/20 - 01/01/21 01/04/21 - 02/28/21 Winter 2021 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Book Title:Jefferson Davis and the Civil War Era - eBook available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780807150092
Publication Info:LSU Press
Author:William J., Jr. Cooper
Unit Cost:$20.35
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
Book Title:Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era - eBook available in the APUS Online library
ISBN:9780195038637
Publication Info:New York, NY: Oxford University Press Incorporated, 1988
Author:McPherson, J. M
Unit Cost:$50.00
Book Title:This Great Struggle: America's Civil War - eBook available through the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781442219878
Author:Steven E. Woodworth
Unit Cost:$26.40
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.