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

Spring 2008

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

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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.

Grading Policy

Midterms 25% each; Final 50%


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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