Course Abstract

History 288, “Civil War & Reconstruction,” with Professor Matthew Pinsker, meets at Dickinson College during spring semester 2020 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9am.  Course texts include Eric Foner’s Gateway to Freedom (2015) and Elizabeth Varon’s Armies of Deliverance (2019) as well as numerous articles and essays by noted historians and also web resources created by the House Divided Project at Dickinson College.  Students in the course will build their own website exhibit on a major political, social or military campaign from the Civil War era.