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AAST 3313. THE COMING OF THE CIVIL WAR, 1820-1860. 3 Hours.

Sectional conflict in the United States from the Missouri Compromise of 1820 to the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860. Southern separatism, slavery as a political issue, the antislavery movement, the breakup of the national political system, and the failure of sectional compromise. Offered as AAST 3313 and HIST 3313; credit will be granted in only one department.