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HIU 708: Democracy, Sectionalism, and Slavery in the U.S., 1810-1825.

3 hours, 3 credits. (Not open to students who have taken HIU 308.) The age of the common man in politics, increasing sectional tensions, and the prominence of the slavery issue in American life. Abolitionism, workingmen's agitation, women's rights, westward expansion, states' rights, the defense of slavery, and the coming of the Civil War.

Last modified: 3/11/2014