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HIST 5150 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, miltary 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 5010 Fundamentals of American History I and HIST 5020 Fundamentals of American History II.