Humanities in Class: Webinar Series

The Meaning of the West in Late Nineteenth-Century America

Lead Scholar: Elliott West (Alumni Distinguished Professor of History, University of Arkansas)

May 10, 2011

This seminar is an exploration of how the two great events in nineteenth-century American history, the acquisition of 1.2 million square miles of western territory and the Civil War, created what was essentially a new nation.

Subjects: History; American History; Nineteenth-Century; American Westward Expansion; American Frontier