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HIST552 - The Civil War: Seminal Event in American History

Course Details

Course Code: HIST552 Course ID: 2656 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course is a study of the political, economic, cultural, and social aspects of the Civil War as a seminal event in our nation’s history. Students explore the causes of the war, how a nation coped with the struggle across multiple dimensions, and how we dealt with the conflict's aftermath. Special emphasis is on the continuing debate that the impact of the Civil War had on both the North and the South.





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
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 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:Jefferson Davis and the Civil War Era
ISBN:9780807150092
Publication Info:LSU Press
Author:William J., Jr. Cooper
Unit Cost:$20.35
Book Title:This Mighty Scourge : Perspectives on the Civil War (ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9780195313666
Publication Info:Oxford University Press
Author:McPherson, James M.
Unit Cost:$31.35
Book Title:Battle Cry of Freedom: The Era of the Civil War (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9780195038637
Publication Info:New York, NY: Oxford University Press Incorporated, 1988
Author:McPherson, J. M
Unit Cost:$50.00
Book Title:This Great Struggle: America's Civil War (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9781442219878
Author:Steven E. Woodworth
Unit Cost:$26.40

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.