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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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September 7, 2021

Video: Twice-Told Tales

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The Great American Novel Webinar Series continues with a discussion of Nathaniel Hawthorne's short stories.

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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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July 20, 2021

Video: 1823

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Tune in as we discuss how the Monroe Doctrine laid the foundations of American foreign policy in the Americas and around the globe. 

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June 8, 2021

Video: 1803

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Watch our webinar discussion on the motivations and effects of the Lewis & Clark expedition.

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May 28, 2021

Video: 1800

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Watch our webinar discussion on the transformative election of 1800.

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May 11, 2021

Video: 1794

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Watch our webinar discussion to discover the Whiskey Rebellion's causes, why it failed, and the federal government's response to the insurrection.

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