History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

HIST 373: The Civil War and Reconstruction

HIST 373-001: The Civil War and Reconstruction
(Fall 2017)

10:30 AM to 11:45 AM MW

Krug Hall 242

Section Information for Fall 2017

This course analyzes the history of the American Civil War from its origins in the late eighteenth century to the withdrawal of Federal troops from the south in 1877. Examines the political, social, and economic issues that led to war; the home fronts, war leadership, diplomacy, combat motivation, and grand strategy; problems associated with reconstituting the nation's political institutions and the re-integration of millions of newly-freed slaves.

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Credits: 3

Analyzes the history of the American Civil War from its origins in the late 18th century to the withdrawal of federal troops from the south in 1877. Examines the political, social, and economic issues that led to war; the home fronts, war leadership, diplomacy, combat motivation, and grand strategy; problems associated with reconstituting the nation's political institutions; and the integration of millions of newly freed slaves. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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