Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 
    Jun 18, 2024  
Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 565 - Memory and the American Civil War

Credits: 4
An examination of the period of the American Civil War and Reconstruction, through the lens of social memory. Students explore issues that include how we have remembered the sectional development of politics, the changing sphere of liberty, the abolition of slavery and the developing meaning of freedom, the nature of military combat during this period, the relationship between the federal and state governments, and the relationship between politics and the Constitution.

Prerequisite: One of HIST 259 , HIST 267 , HIST 328 , or HIST 343 ; permission of instructor.

Distribution Requirements: none.