The course is broken into 7 interlinked units that correspond to the 7 weeks of the summer session. While you can work ahead (never get behind), you are encouraged to stay on schedule with your fellow students. If you have any questions about the schedule, units or assignments, contact your instructors.
Unit 1: Coming of the Civil War 1850-60
Unit 2: The Opening of the War
Unit 3: A War Transformed 1862
Unit 4: High Tide of the Rebellion 1863
Unit 5: Year of Decision–1864
Unit 6: Winning the War, Fall ’64-Spring ‘65
Unit 7: Reconstruction