Minor in American Studies - The American Civil War and Reconstruction HIST 3361   The American Civil War and Reconstruction
The Civil War, occasioned by the formation of the Southern Confederacy and the Union government's refusal to recognize the existence of a separate southern nation, was a pivotal moment in the history of the United States. This course will examine the causes of the war, the forces behind slave emancipation, the military fortunes of the two combatants, and the efforts undertaken by the victorious society to alter the polity of the defeated South. RECOMMENDED: HIST 2332.03
FORMAT: Seminar