Dec 05, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

HIST 305 - Civil War and Reconstruction (4)


Explores the factors leading to secession and the Civil War. It examines the causes, course, and social, political, and economic consequences of the war. The course also examines the post-Civil War period of Reconstruction, exploring the political and economic factors that shape that period. These include an examination of the presidency of Ulysses S. Grant and the making of the New South. The course also examines the multiple meanings that this transforming event has engendered among different groups and different regions of the United States. See department chair.