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

Summer 2003

HIS f345J • Coming of Civil War, 1829-1861

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
85635 MTWThF
2:30 PM-4:00 PM
WEL 2.246
Forgie

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, westward expansion and "Manifest Destiny," the Mexican War, and the rise of modern political parties and mass culture.

Grading Policy

midterm, 40%; final, 60%

Texts

About three paperback books (still to be selected).

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