HIST110 Jan 7 2011
History 120 America At War: 1861-1945
Civil War Part 1:
Eve of Civil War 1861, US was still growing farmers in industrial east
More profound and epic struggle about what the United States was
HIST110 Jan 19 2011
Lecture 4: Marching into the Cataclysm
The Photographs of Civil War Soldiers
Custom when enlisting in the army was to have your picture taken after receiving
uniform from quartermaster.
Represents a gateway to another time; a past; to
HIST110 Jan 14 2011
Lecture 3: Abraham Lincoln & Life in the Antebellum North
Abraham Lincolns Early Life
During many times, Lincoln was hated in the South throughout his lifetime.
His purpose was to keep the United States in tact, to make s
HIST110 Jan 12 2011
The Peculiar Institution: Slavery & the South before the Civil War
1937, US government hired unemployed historians to go around US and
collect oral history of few remaining slaves.
Reynolds was enslaved in Lou
Lecture 5: The War From the Bottom Up
I. Statistical Power of the Civil War
The North adopted many different outfits, however, Lincoln created standardization
of blue uniforms.
There were many married man, 29% of Union soldiers were married, 36% of
HIST110 Jan 21, 2011
Lecture 6: Becoming a War for Emancipation
I. The Early Course of the War
Subduing the Succeeding States: General Winfield Scotts Anaconda Plan.
Idea is by blockading the Southern US waterways, that Confederacy would be
HIST120 Feb 7 2011
Lecture 10 The Impact of the War: Becoming a Nation
I. The Assassination of Lincoln
The Strange Dream of Abraham Lincoln, early April 1865.
Tragedy on Good Friday: John Wilkes Booth murders President Lincoln at Fords
HIST120 Feb 4 2011
Lecture 9: 1864-65: The Hard Hand of War
I. The Gettysburg Address
The tide turns: The North captured Gettysburg and Vicksburg, and Lee retreated to
the South and never again would attack the North.
The South lost a lot. Their morale wa
HIST120 Jan 31 2011
Lecture 8: The Tide Turns, 1863
I. Fredericksburg & Chancellorsville
A time of torment: Christmas Season 1862.
Union forces were now under command of a new general.
Nightmare at Fredericksburg Virginia: General Ambrose Burnside & the s
HIST110 Jan 26, 2011
Lecture 7: Race, Gender, and the Civil War
I. African Americans & the War
Slaves, Free Blacks & the meaning of the Civil War.
For African Americans, the Civil War was a titanic struggle, touched all African
Slaves saw God w