This course examines the social, political, economic, and ideological forces that led to the Civil War and Reconstruction. Topics include regional conflicts and sectionalism, dissolution of the Union, military campaigns, and the War’s socioeconomic impact, aftermath, and consequences. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the United States during the era of the Civil War.
Note: In accordance with the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement, this course has been approved to satisfy the pre-major/elective requirement in A.A. and A.S. degree programs. This course has been approved to meet the social/behavioral sciences requirement in A.A.S. degree programs.