HIST 3430 Civil War and Reconstruction
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 41.3.
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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.?
Prerequisite: Core Studies 4 or Core Curriculum 1220 [2.2], or History 3005, or permission of the chairperson.