Aug 11, 2022  
2021-2022 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HST 212 - Case of Lizzie Borden

Credits 3
Lecture / 3 hours per week
Using primary source documents such as newspapers, wills, city directories, the federal census, etc., students will study the fascinating case of Lizzie Borden of Fall River who was accused of the brutal axe murder of her father and step-mother. Students will develop their skills in historical methodology, and participation in class discussions is emphasized. Cross-listed as WMS 212. Cross-listed with WGS 212