Overview of the American Civil War. Includes a survey of conditions that led to the American Civil War; an examination of the major political, military, social and economic events of the Civil War; and a
treatment of the impact of the Civil War on the United States and the Confederate States of
America. Also includes an emphasis on the political career of Abraham Lincoln and the destruction
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to: 1. Discuss the causes that led to the American Civil War.