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U.S. History to 1877

Dr. James Oberly

The course surveys American history from colonial settlement through the Civil War and Reconstruction. The course provides a basis for better understanding of early American political, institutional, economic, social, and intellectual development.

Meet the Professor!

James W. Oberly is currently a professor of history at UWEC, and he earned his doctorate from University of Rochester. Dr. Oberly currently teaches classes on: ?HIST 369-Wisconsin Indian History ?HIST 336-Sectionalism, Civil War, and Reconstruction His areas of specialty are pre-Reconstruction American history (pre-1877) and Native American history.