HST 306: Civil War & Reconstructn
Prerequisite: Course not open to Freshmen
General Education requirement: Cultural & Artistic/Diversity
The antebellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction period of American history. This was a crucial era because so many fundamental issues were at stake: the place of African-Americans in American society; the destiny of Southern whites who tried to save their slave regime by seceding from the Union; and, the very survival of the United States as a nation.