Jun 02, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog

HIS 209 U.S. History , 1850-1900


Prerequisite: ENG 101  or permission of the instructor
3 credits

This course is an in-depth study of the causes, course and consequences of the Civil War. It focuses on powerful forces of change in United States history during the second half of the 19th century: The Civil War and Reconstruction, rapid and often disruptive economic growth, industrialization, urbanization, immigration and the increasing significance of international affairs. The history of race, class and gender are treated with great importance. Not offered every year