HIST 3430 Civil War and Reconstruction

3 hours; 3 credits

History of the U.S. Civil War and its meaning for the debate over states? rights as well as citizenship. Slavery as the mark of southern distinctiveness; westward expansion; new forms of mass politics, and economic and cultural changes within northern society that shaped antislavery. The impact of class, gender, and racial affiliations. Reconstruction as America?s ?unfinished revolution.?


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