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U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction

U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction

The Civil War has been the defining moment in American history. This lecture course examines the political, cultural and social origins of the conflict, looks that experiences of the war itself for both soldiers and civilians, studies the unfinished revolution of Reconstruction, and considers the legacy of the Civil War and Reconstruction in the contemporary United States.

In the fall term, HIST 216 meets with HIST 304A. 

Department of History, Queen's University

49 Bader Lane, Watson Hall 212
Kingston ON K7L 3N6




Queen's University is situated on traditional Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe territory.