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Undergraduate Research Seminar in the Civil War and Reconstruction


About the Course:

Research seminar on events leading up to the outbreak of the Civil War. Topics addressed: defining a research problem, identifying an original topic, conducting research, citing sources, and presenting results. Intensive writing required. Students will conduct historical research in a seminar context, using both primary and secondary source materials, to produce an original and substantial research paper.


History 17B or 164C or upper division standing. 


View the course’s Canvas page or the instructor’s page for documents: Dale Kretz   

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