Quad Cities Campus
Featured Courses for Spring 2016
HIST 352 - Civil War Era
Star number: 20148
3 Credit Hour Course
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Room: Quad Cities Complex 2216
This course, open to anyone, provides an overview of this great epic of American history. The focus is on why the war began, why the North ultimately won, and how the war shaped subsequent American and world history. The instructor Tim Roberts is an expert in Civil War history, publishing books and articles on topics from the Civil War in global context to comparisons of Presidents Lincoln and Obama. Among other interests he has been awarded two National Endowment for the Humanities grants on studying and teaching the Civil War, and has developed a walking tour, “Macomb during the Civil War: a community in conflict.” In 2013-4 he was a Fulbright lecturer in China, where he taught the Civil War and other topics in American history and law.
Description: An intermediate survey of the political, social, economic, military, and diplomatic history of the period 1824 to 1877, with focus on the causes, course, and consequences of the American Civil War. Directed Elective Area I. Pre-Requisite: HIST 105 or consent of instructor.