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December 7, 2021

American History Webinar Series

National Association of Scholars

This webinar series brings together scholars and influential authors to examine pivotal moments in American history and what those moments can tell us about our national character.

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December 7, 2021

Video: The Great War

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How did the complex network of alliances that led to the Great War arise? Could the war have been avoided?

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November 24, 2021

Video: Spanish American War

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In 1898 the United States and Spain declared war on each other. What was the reason for conflict and what other factors were at play? Watch as professors McCartney, Miller, and Pérez discuss......

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October 26, 2021

Video: The Reconstruction Era

National Association of Scholars

What were the long-term effects of Reconstruction on American unity? Watch our webinar as Professors Barney, Benedict and Nabors discuss.

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October 12, 2021

Video: The Emancipation Proclamation

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The Emancipation Proclamation freed America's slaves for military utility but ultimately changed civic life in America. Learn more about the Proclamation in our webinar with professors E......

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September 14, 2021

Video: 1857: The Dred Scott Case

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Watch as professors Hadley Arkes, Mark Graber, David Tubbs, and Vincent Phillip Munoz, discuss the Supreme Court's "worst ruling."

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August 31, 2021

1848: Manifest Destiny and the Mexican-American War

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The annexation of Texas and subsequent Mexican-American War mark the near climax of the patriotic fervor called "manifest destiny." Listen in or watch as four historians discuss this crucial p......

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August 17, 2021

1833: Jacksonian America and the Age of the Common Man

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President Andrew Jackson lead one of the most successful "common man" movements in American history. Listen in or watch as historians, Daniel Feller, Jason Opal, Harry Watson, and Brad Birzer,......

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August 3, 2021

Video: 1800-1840: The Second Great Awakening

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Watch this webinar to learn what sparked the Second Great Awakening, its effects on America's culture, and how it strengthened the role of Protestant denominations in the political sphere.

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