HIS217: The Civil War

Class Program
Credits 3
This course addresses a crucial era in United States history: the Civil War. The class covers three major areas of historical inquiry: a) the events that led up to the war including sectionalism and slavery; b) the war itself including an overview of military events, the political and economic impact of war, and the social history of war; and c) Reconstruction, the process by which the nation sought to rebuild after the war.
ENL101 and a 100-level history course
Semester Offered
Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.