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

Fall 2009

HIS 345J • COMING OF CIVIL WAR, 1829-1861

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
39955 MW
4:00 PM-5:30 PM
WAG 101

Course Description

A lecture and discussion course dealing with the historical conditions that led to the American Civil War: slavery, abolitionism, sectionalism, economic and technological transformation, and westward expansion.

Grading Policy

Two midterm exams and a final examination, which will be cumulative. Exams are the essay-type, with a few short-answer objective questions thrown in.

Midterms: 25% each Final exam 60%


About six paperback books (to be selected).


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