Prof. Merritt Roe Smith
21H.116J / STS.029J
This course features archived syllabi from various semesters.
Although attention will be devoted to the causes and long-term consequences of the Civil War, this class will focus primarily on the war years (1861-1865) with special emphasis on the military and technological aspects of the conflict. Four questions, long debated by historians, will receive close scrutiny:
Smith, Merritt. 21H.116J The Civil War and Reconstruction, Fall 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/history/21h-116j-the-civil-war-and-reconstruction-fall-2005 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA