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Alan Tully, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Spring 2006

HIS 345L • Amer Civ War/Reconstr, 1861-77

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
38765 -TBA
-TBA--TBA

FORGIE

Course Description

A lecture and discussion course on the American Civil War and its aftermath, emphasizing the political, military, economic, and diplomatic aspects of the conflict; the goals and strategies of the combatants, during and after the war; and the destruction of slavery and the postwar struggle over the future of the freed slaves and the defeated Confederacy.

Partially fulfills legislative requirement for American history.

Grading Policy

midterms 25% each; final 50%

Texts

about five or six paperback books, including McPherson, ORDEAL BY FIRE; Berlin, SLAVES NO MORE; and Tourgee, A FOOL'S ERRAND. Others to be announced.

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