Aug 13, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 4535 - Rise and Fall of the Confederate States of America

Credit Hours 3
Description: This class will examine the political, cultural, and military origins of the Confederate States of America (CSA), its brief existence, and its legacy in American history. Particular attention will be paid to the role of slavery, to the political ideologies privileged by the founders of the CSA, and to the culturally unifying place of religion and agrarianism in assessing the CSA’s antecedents. The class will also consider the performance and ultimate defeat of the CSA in the American Civil War, and the legacy of the Confederacy in American life since 1865.