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HSTY2656 - A House Divided: The American Civil War
Summer Late, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Michael Glenn Thompson
The Civil War had momentous consequences for America - realigning the nation's political culture, ending slavery and forever transforming millions of lives. This unit analyses the social, cultural and political history of the Civil War and Reconstruction. We begin by looking at combat experience, civilian mobilization and state formation, the war's effects on gender and race relations and the causes for Reconstruction's failure, and we end by focusing on how and why this war continues to resonate in American culture.
1x500wd essay proposal (10%) and 1x2000wd research essay (40%) and 1x2000wd take-home exam (35%) and tutorial participation (15%)
2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 junior credit points of History, Ancient History or Asian Studies
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