2018-2019 Academic Bulletin 
    
    Apr 16, 2024  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 343 - Violence and the Coming of the American Civil War


Credits: 4
An examination of the era of Civil War in the United States, from 1830 to 1880, concentrating on issues of violence. Students examine a variety of civil and military issues, such as the causes of the war, the limits of individual dissent, and changes in the status of African Americans. In particular, students explore the two great debates of the antebellum period: one concerning slavery and the other concerning the power of the federal government.

Prerequisite: One course in U.S. history.

Distribution Requirements: HE, PD.