HIST 046. The American Civil War

The social, cultural and political history of the event often called "the Second American Revolution." This course examines the sectional conflict that prompted the Civil War, the secession crisis, the war years, and Reconstruction. Central themes of American history emerge-freedom, equality, self-determination, racial justice and injustice, economic and class conflict. This course will also explore the continued conflict of the Civil War in American memory and popular culture.
Concentrations: Domination and Resistance; Empires and Nations
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Spring 2024. B. Dorsey.
Catalog chapter: History  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/history

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