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Civil War and Reconstruction
CIV WAR & RECO
CLASS CODE: HIST 372 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, POLITICAL SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Explores the origins of the American Civil War, examines the major campaigns, investigates reconstruction, and evaluates the legacy of this era.
DESCRIPTION: Explores the origins of the American Civil War, examines the major campaigns, investigates reconstruction, and evaluates the legacy of this era.
TOPICS: Major events leading to civil war, major battles, emancipation, and reconstruction of the nation after the war.
OBJECTIVES: Understand the social, political, national, psychological, military and international phases of the war.
REQUIREMENTS: Students will be required to read 1,000+ evaluated pages, write a 10 page paper, give an oral presentation using Power Point, and know the basic work of 25 significant scholars in the field.
PREREQUISITES: No prerequisites, but students are encouraged to have Hist 201-202 and Hist 300. All students in 300 level courses will be expected to know how to research, write, and document a basic historical essay.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001