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2022-2023 Westminster College Catalog 
2022-2023 Westminster College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIS 226 - The American Civil War

Semester Hours: 4

A study of the causes, events, and consequences of the American Civil War, with emphasis on the comparative strategy and tactics of the North and the South and the major personalities that shape the results. The course also covers the social and cultural conditions during the war. The reading of novels about the period, both contemporary and modern enhances the study of both military and non-military aspects of war, and helps United States appreciate the current meaning of the war for Americans.