History Department Online Courses

HST 304 – The American Civil War

Taught by: Thomas Summerhill and Dean Rehberger

– The course provides an intensive study of the causes, conduct, and consequences of the American Civil War. Students will examine the underlying sectional conflict over slavery, freedom, and nationality, the military and political conduct of the ensuing war, the social and economic transformation of an agrarian republic into a nation-state, and the struggle over economic and social reconstruction after emancipation. Extensive use of online sources.