HIS 336L • The Old South
Topics include Societies of the Colonial South; American Revolution in the South; Movement for a Stronger Union; Southern Federalists and Republicans; Jefferson in Power; Southern Reaction to Nationalism; Missouri Compromise of 1820; Andrew Jackson; General Features of Southern Agriculture and Society; Slavery; Slave Revolts; Free Blacks; Emancipation and Colonization; Slavery and Politics, 1846-1860; Secession; Confederacy. Partially fulfills the legislative requirement for American history.
Some required readings may change. John B. Boles, THE SOUTH THROUGH TIME: A HISTORY OF AN AMERICAN REGION Vol. 1 Donald R. Wright, AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE COLONIAL ERA, 2nd ed. James Thomas Flexner, WASHINGTON: THE INDISPENSABLE MAN Edward Ball, SLAVES IN THE FAMILY Elizabeth Muhlenfeld, MARY BOYKIN CHESNUT: A BIOGRAPHY Steven Woodworth, BENEATH A NORTHERN SKY: A SHORT HISTORY OF THE GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN Sam Watkins, COMPANY AYTCH: OR A SIDE SHOW OF THE BIG SHOW