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

Fall 2003

HIS 345J • Coming of Civil War, 1829-1861

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
36555 TTh
3:30 PM-5:00 PM
UTC 4.112

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

midterms, 25% each; final, 50%


About six paperback books (still to be selected).


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