history during the time period of 1824-1867. Topics studied will include the
Age of Andrew Jackson, the Age of Reform, Manifest Destiny, the Antebellum
Period, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and westward expansion. Emphasis will
be placed on social issues of the time period, the causes of the Civil War,
the horror of that war and the problems of Reconstruction. A major research
project will be done as part of the course requirement.