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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 Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Explain the impact and significance of the Civil War within American history.
  2. Evaluate the causes of the Civil War.
  3. Assess persons, factors, and events that influenced the course of the war.
  4. Discern the major issues that set the stage for the Civil War.
  5. Identify the purpose of the Emancipation Proclamation.

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Explain the impact and significance of the Civil War within American history.
  2. Evaluate the causes of the Civil War.
  3. Assess persons, factors, and events that influenced the course of the war.
  4. Discern the major issues that set the stage for the Civil War.
  5. Identify the purpose of the Emancipation Proclamation.
Book Title:Jefferson Davis and the Civil War Era - eBook available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780807150092
Publication Info:LSU Press Lib
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 Lib
Author:McPherson, James M.
Unit Cost:$31.35
 
Book Title:Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era - eBook available in the APUS Online library
ISBN:9780195038637
Publication Info:New York, NY: Oxford University Press Incorporated, 1988 Lib
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
Publication Info:Lib
Author:Steven E. Woodworth
Unit Cost:$26.40
 
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.