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HIST 515 U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction

3 hours


An examination of the causes, conduct and outcome of the Civil War in the United States. The course will explore various topics related to the war including its causes, military operations, technology, foreign relations and the political, social and economic tensions within the Union and Confederacy and will conclude with a study of the political, constitutional and social consequences of the Reconstruction period.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 501 Fundamentals of American History I and HIST 502 Fundamentals of American History II.