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Welcome! This guide is designed to help you, the student, in finding resources for your research paper on some aspect of the history of the Old South. Included in this guide are many primary resources, many available online. If you need any assistance in using these resources, or need help in finding other resources, please stop by the Reference desk in the library.
This course examines the history of the Old South from 1600 to beginning of the Civil War, but focusing on the period from 1800 to 1861. The lectures and readings cover a variety of topics, including myths and facts about southern society and culture, slavery and the strengthening of southern distinctiveness, and political events that eventually led to the creation of a separate (short-lived) southern nation in 1861. Grade of C required for history majors.