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D1. The Endless Civil War: Debunking the Myth of “The Lost Cause”

  • 03/22/2021
  • 04/19/2021
  • 5 sessions
  • 03/22/2021, 10:00 AM 11:30 AM (EDT)
  • 03/29/2021, 10:00 AM 11:30 AM (EDT)
  • 04/05/2021, 10:00 AM 11:30 AM (EDT)
  • 04/12/2021, 10:00 AM 11:30 AM (EDT)
  • 04/19/2021, 10:00 AM 11:30 AM (EDT)
  • https://assumptionwise.org/Course-Zoom-Links
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This course will look at how the South’s military defeat in the American Civil War was transformed into the ostensible moral and cultural views of the “cause” and how they have come to shape current American political, economic and social divisions. Topics will include KKK, Plessy v. Ferguson, the New Deal.

ZOOM LINK: Available on website to paid and registered members


INSTRUCTOR Dr. Jed Watters, is a former Assumption University history professor, retired naval officer and veteran of Selma and Vietnam. He has provided instruction for WISE courses for several years.


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