HIS323 - The Epoch of Reconstruction, 1865-1867

Examines the consequences following the American Civil War in the aftermath referred to as Reconstruction. Topics shall include: What were the experiences of former slaves after Emancipation? What have been the legacies of slavery? What were the goals of Reconstructionalists? Why did Reconstruction fail? How has Reconstruction been remembered and interpreted in the century and a half since 1877? The seminar shall comprise an inquiry of period literature. [United States Concentration]

Credit hours: 3.0
Lecture hours: 3.0

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