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WELCOME TO HISTORY 304!

Welcome to HST 304, The American Civil War! The American Civil War stands out as the greatest crisis the Republic faced in its history after 1788, when the Constitution was ratified. The war was fought between the Southern states of the Confederacy and those that remained loyal to the Union. And, though many scholars debate…

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Assignment 1

Hello my name is Jacob Diss! I’m a senior and from Traverse City, Michigan. I am very interested and excited to learn about the Civil War. The only previous exposure I’ve had to the subject was a U.S. History course I took at my local community college. I’ve always had a large interest in World…

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Assignment 1

Hello, my name is Fred. I’m preparing to start graduate school for secondary education this fall and need a few extra undergrad credits for my master’s degree. I earned a bachelor’s degree in economics so I’m excited to grow my history knowledge and specifically about the American Civil War. I coach high school baseball and…

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Assignment 1

My name is Colin Donnelly and I am entering my senior year here at Michigan State.  I’m majoring in Journalism with a focus in Sports Broadcasting. In addition to my studies, I also work as a student manager for the Spartan Men’s Basketball program.  My overall goal after graduating is to become a college basketball…

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Hello, my name is Thomas; I am a finance major.  I am taking this class as a requirement to graduate, but I am still interested in the civil war and history in general.  I personally prefer to study American history because it is more relatable. I also like to learn history because I believe in…

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