HIST657 - Antebellum America: Prelude to the Civil War
Course Code: HIST657 Course ID: 2659 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate
This course is an analysis of the conditions existing in the United States in the first half of the 19th century. The course focuses on the political, cultural/social, economic, security, leadership, and other issues that played roles in starting and shaping the Civil War. Students will analyze the issues in the context of war and peace to determine whether or not such conflicts as civil wars can be avoided prior to their inception.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|11/25/19 - 05/01/20||05/04/20 - 06/28/20||Spring 2020 Session I||8 Week session|
|01/27/20 - 07/03/20||07/06/20 - 08/30/20||Summer 2020 Session B||8 Week session|
|Book Title:||Political Crisis of the 1850s|
|Author:||Holt, Michael F|
|Book Title:||Half Slave and Half Free : The Roots of Civil War|
|Author:||by Bruce Levine|
|Book Title:||Road to Disunion : Secessionists at Bay, 1776-1854, Volume 1 - Road to Disunion : Secessionists at Bay - eBook available in the APUS Online library|
|Publication Info:||Oxford University Press|
|Author:||Freehling, William W.|
Not current for future courses.