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HIST405 - Antebellum America, 1846-1861

Course Details

Course Code: HIST405 Course ID: 3067 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

Antebellum America, 1846-1861 examines the divisive political, social, and economic forces which intensified in the 1840s and culminated in the Civil War. Through a study of the primary and secondary literature of American history this course surveys the individuals and groups who influenced the American experience, as well as the cultural, political, and socio-economic movements that shaped the nation.(Prerequisites: HIST300/HS334 for History and Military History majors only)





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Book Title:Disunion!: The Coming of the American Civil War, 1789-1859 - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; link also provided in the classroom Lessons section
ISBN:9780807871591
Author:Varon, Elizabeth
Unit Cost:$21.98
Book Title:Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party before the Civil War- E-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780195094978
Author:Foner, Eric
Unit Cost:$18.76

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.