US History: The Civil War and the 19th Century surveys the political, social, economic, cultural and ideological characteristics of the United States from the early Republic, through the Civil War, to the Spanish American War. Students are introduced to the techniques and strategies of historians through the use of historical texts, both primary and secondary, as well as the procedures of historical writing. Attention is given to the prevalent values and institutions of America; the explanations for change in such values and institutions; and the interaction of the United States with the cultural groups comprising the national population as well as with specific nations of the world.
HIST 102 - US History: The Civil War and the 19th Century
Credit Hours: 3