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The Civil War was fought between the United States of America and the Confederate States of America, a collection of eleven southern states that left the Union in 1860 and 1861 and formed their own country for protecting the institution of slavery. The [course_title] is designed to examine every detail of the war including the outcome of the Civil war. You’ll explore a whole of interesting facts about US civil war by enrolling in this course.


This course does not involve any written exams. Students need to answer 5 assignment questions to complete the course, the answers will be in the form of written work in pdf or word. Students can write the answers in their own time. Each answer needs to be 200 words (1 Page). Once the answers are submitted, the tutor will check and assess the work.


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Course Credit: Yale University

Course Curriculum

1. Introductions: Why Does the Civil War Era Have a Hold on American Historical 00:43:00
2. Southern Society: Slavery, King Cotton, and Antebellum America’s “Peculiar” Region 00:52:00
3. A Southern World View: The Old South and Proslavery Ideology 00:51:00
4. A Northern World View: Yankee Society, Antislavery Ideology and the Abolition Movement 00:51:00
5. Telling a Free Story: Fugitive Slaves and the Underground Railroad in Myth and Reality 00:50:00
6. Expansion and Slavery: Legacies of the Mexican War and the Compromise of 1850 00:53:00
7. “A Hell of a Storm”: The Kansas-Nebraska Act and the Birth of the Republican Party, 1854-55 00:48:00
8. Dred Scott, Bleeding Kansas, and the Impending Crisis of the Union, 1855-58 00:52:00
9. John Brown’s Holy War: Terrorist or Heroic Revolutionary? 00:52:00
10. The Election of 1860 and the Secession Crisis 00:51:00
11. Slavery and State Rights, Economies and Ways of Life: What Caused the Civil War? 00:50:00
12. “And the War Came,” 1861: The Sumter Crisis, Comparative Strategies 00:47:00
13. Terrible Swift Sword: The Period of Confederate Ascendency, 1861-1862 00:53:00
14. Never Call Retreat: Military and Political Turning Points in 1863 00:50:00
15. Lincoln, Leadership, and Race: Emancipation as Policy 00:52:00
16. Days of Jubilee: The Meanings of Emancipation and Total War 00:49:00
17. Homefronts and Battlefronts: “Hard War” and the Social Impact of the Civil War 00:51:00
18. “War So Terrible”: Why the Union Won and the Confederacy Lost at Home and Abroad 00:51:00
19. To Appomattox and Beyond: The End of the War and a Search for Meanings 00:51:00
20. Wartime Reconstruction: Imagining the Aftermath and a Second American Republic 00:49:00
21. Andrew Johnson and the Radicals: A Contest over the Meaning of Reconstruction 00:51:00
22. Constitutional Crisis and Impeachment of a President 00:52:00
23. Black Reconstruction in the South: The Freedpeople and the Economics of Land and Labor 00:51:00
24. Retreat from Reconstruction: The Grant Era and Paths to “Southern Redemption” 00:50:00
25. The “End” of Reconstruction: Disputed Election of 1876, and the “Compromise of 1877” 00:52:00
26. Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory 00:52:00
27. Legacies of the Civil War 00:49:00
Submit Your Assignment 00:00:00
Certification 00:00:00

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