HIST405 Antebellum America, 1846-1861 (3 semester hours)

Antebellum America, 1846-1861 examines the divisive political, social, and economic forces which intensified in the 1840s and culminated in the Civil War. Through a study of the primary and secondary literature of American history this course surveys the individuals and groups who influenced the American experience, as well as the cultural, political, and socio-economic movements that shaped the nation.(Prerequisites: HIST300/HS334 for History and Military History majors only)