Civil War and the Constitution

Section 1, Spring 20

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 11/11
Credits: 3
Day Time Room Start Date End Date
  • W
  • 1540-1740
  • WB116
01/22/2020 04/22/2020

Course Description

This course will examine the constitutional history of the United States from 1845 to 1877, paying attention to how the U.S. Constitution shaped the Civil War, and also to how the war left its mark on the Constitution.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): Flex
Description: Flex exam at end of semester.

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students will submit two very short response papers (2 pages) directly to the professor (not via EXPO), Deadlines to be announced.

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: Constitutional Law recommended, but not required. Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: No
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

Schedule No.
120217067
Law No.
LAW9203
Modified Type
Seminar
Cross Listed: Yes
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic: HIUS 7072
Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Tuesday, April 14, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Sunday, April 26, 11:59 PM
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