Examines the events that created the turmoil between residents of the State of Missouri and emigrants into the Territory of Kansas from 1854 to 1861 known as “Bleeding Kansas.” A comprehensive assessment of the social, political, economic, religious and military events that ultimately lead to the American Civil War. The course will also examine the important men and women that influenced the fore mentioned events. Students shall be required to visit local historical sites related to the events and peoples of Bleeding Kansas. The seminar shall comprise an inquiry of period literature. [United States Concentration].
Credit hours: 3.0
Lecture hours: 3.0