Civil War and Reconstruction

History 123

Fall 2017
Section: 
1
Instructor: 
Location: 
102 Wheeler
Day & Time: 
MW 5-6:30
Class Number: 
46514
Units: 
4

This lecture course will take a broad view of the political, social, economic, and cultural history of the United States in the mid-19th century in order to explore both the causes of the Civil War and its effects on American development. Major topics will include slavery and race relations (north and south), class relations and industrialization, the organization of party politics, and changing ideas about and uses of government power.