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Graduate Course Details
Number HST 811
Title The Civil War
Credits 3.0
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
S1 1876 1/17/17 - 5/8/17 T 4:30pm - 6:50pm SB-119 Bethany Jay


This course covers the period from 1848 to 1865 and examines the many factors leading to disunion, the conduct of the war by both the U.S. and Confederate governments, the constitutional questions, the economic and social issues, public opinion and morale. Military affairs will receive only brief consideration. The impact of the war and its meaning will be assessed and the historiography of the period explored. Not open to students who have received credits for HIS 713.