Antebellum America and the Civil War, 1815-1865

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: HIST 301B, part of HIST 301

Study of the period regarded both as the "age of democracy" and the height of American slavery. Examines the relationship between the expansion of slavery and democracy during the antebellum era and how the congruencies and tensions between slavery and democracy led to the American Civil War.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 302B, HIST 301, HIST 301B.

Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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