In this course, Professor Tim Lockley (University of Warwick) looks at the institution of slavery in the United States, thinking in particular about the period between the Revolutionary War (1775-83) and the American Civil War (1861-65). In...
Prof. Tim Lockley
In this course, Professor Tim Lockley (University of Warwick) explores the history of slavery in the United States. We begin in the first module with an exploration of the earliest history of slavery in Africa and the development of the...
Prof. Tim Lockley
In this course, Professor Emily West (University of Reading) explores the experience of enslaved women in the United States during the Antebellum Period (1815-61). In the first module, we provide a broad introduction to the history of slavery in...
Prof. Emily West
In this course, Professor Peter C. Mancall (University of Southern California) discusses the European colonisation of the North American continent. This course seeks to explain how and why various European colonies developed and expanded from 1607...
Prof. Peter Mancall
University of Southern California
In this course, Professor Jeremy Black (University of Exeter) explores Britain’s involvement in the American War of Independence. In the first module, we look at the causes of the American War of Independence, looking in particular at tensions...
Prof. Jeremy Black
In this course, Professor Zara Anishanslin (University of Delaware) examines American culture from 1754 to 1800. In the first module, we answer the question "What is an American?". After this, we focus in on the development of American...
Prof. Zara Anishanslin
University of Delaware
In this course, Professor Woody Holton (University of South Carolina) discusses the ratification of the US Constitution, along with the Federalist Papers and the Bill of Rights. We start by looking at the structure of the Constitution - the...
Prof. Woody Holton
University of South Carolina