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HIST657 - Antebellum America: Prelude to the Civil War

Course Details

Course Code: HIST657 Course ID: 2659 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

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.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I 8 Week session
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 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:Political Crisis of the 1850s
ISBN:9780393953701
Author:Holt, Michael F
Unit Cost:$27.13
Book Title:Half Slave and Half Free : The Roots of Civil War
ISBN:9780809053537
Author:by Bruce Levine
Unit Cost:$18.35
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

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.