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U448-393 The Civil War Era, 1848-1877

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U.S. history during a turbulent era punctuated by the Civil War, the nation’s deadliest conflict. In addition to covering key causes of the war—slavery, territorial expansion, and the breakdown of national politics—you will examine military aspects of the war, paying particular attention to Abraham Lincoln as the Union’s wartime leader. To explore the consequences of the war, course materials include a novel about Reconstruction penned by “carpetbagger” Albion Tourgee.

Course Syllabus

Course Information
PrerequisitesHigh school graduation or consent of adviser
Credits3 undergraduate credits
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Delivery MethodPrint
Course Start DateDate payment received
Course End Date1 year after start date
Registration DeadlineNone
Course Tuition*$981
Administrative Fee$75 (nonrefundable)
Total Tuition and Fees$1056 (not including materials)
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Course Materials
A Fool's Errand
(ISBN: 0881336335)

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
(ISBN: 0312257376) Edition: 2nd

Ordeal by Fire - w/ map
(ISBN: 0072317361) Edition: 3rd

The Last Best Hope of Earth
(ISBN: 0674511263)

U448-393 Course Guide
Edition: current
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