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US History – Continuity and Change in the Revolutionary Period, 1754-1800

In this course, Professor Ed Gray (Florida State University) explores continuity and change in the revolutionary period from 1754 to 1800. In the first module, we take a look at what North America looked like in 1763. After this, we turn to look...

5 lectures

1:04:12

Prof. Edward Gray

Florida State University

History

US History – Colonial Politics and Political Identity, 1607-1754

In this course, Professor John Brooke (The Ohio State University) explores colonial politics and political identity from 1607-1754. In the first module, we take a look at some of the motives behind colonisation in North America and how these...

6 lectures

1:34:27

Prof. John Brooke

The Ohio State University

History

US History – African Americans in the Early Republic, 1800-48

In this course, Professor Julie Winch (University of Massachusetts, Boston) explains the continuities and changes in the experience of African Americans from 1800 to 1848. In the first two modules, we look at the methods we use to search for the...

7 lectures

1:08:56

Prof. Julie Winch

University of Massachusetts, Boston

History

US History – Politics and Regional Interests, 1800-48

In this course, Professor John Pinheiro (Aquinas College) explains how different regional interests affected debates about the role of the federal government in the Early Republic. In the first module, we take a look at the different sources of...

6 lectures

1:04:58

Prof. John Pinheiro

Aquinas College

History

US History – Government Policies During the Civil War, 1861-65

In this course, Professor Paul Escott (Wake Forest University) examines the American Civil War and addresses some of the popular myths that have developed about the war and whether they hold true to the historical record. In the first module, we...

5 lectures

0:38:20

Prof. Paul Escott

Wake Forest University

History

US History – The Rise of Political Parties and the Era of Jefferson, 1789-1809

In this course, Professor John Pinheiro (Aquinas College) explains the causes and effects of policy debates in the early republic. We start by looking at George Washington's presidency - explaining how it came about and summarising some of the key...

6 lectures

1:12:55

Prof. John Pinheiro

Aquinas College

History

US History – America on the World Stage, 1800-48

In this course, Professor Brian Rouleau (Texas A&M University) explains how and why American foreign policy developed and expanded over the period 1800-48. We start by looking at the Louisiana Purchase and how the US was able to purchase this vast...

5 lectures

0:44:12

Prof. Brian Rouleau

Texas A&M University

History

US History – Ratification, the Federalist Papers and the Bill of Rights, 1787-91

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...

4 lectures

0:45:25

Prof. Woody Holton

University of South Carolina

History

US History – The Origins of the Constitution and the Constitutional Convention, 1787

In this course, Professor Woody Holton (University of South Carolina) explores the origins of US Constitution and the differing ideological positions on the structure and function of the federal government in this period. We start by looking at...

4 lectures

0:50:52

Prof. Woody Holton

University of South Carolina

History

US History – The Second Great Awakening, 1800-48

In this course, Professor Susan Curtis (Purdue University) explains the causes of the Second Great Awakening. We start by looking at the origins of the movement in the United States and then turn to examine its key characteristics. We then turn to...

6 lectures

0:33:57

Prof. Susan Curtis

Purdue University

History

US History – Immigration and Migration in the 1920s

In this course, Professor Susan Curtis (Purdue University) explains the causes and effects of international and internal migration patterns during the 1920s and what effects this had on popular culture in the United States. We start by examining...

6 lectures

0:54:37

Prof. Susan Curtis

Purdue University

History

US History – The War of 1898

In this course, Professor Jay Sexton (University of Missouri) explain the effects of the War of 1898 on the United States. We start by introducing the period as a whole and discussing the nomenclature of the topic. We then turn to examine the war...

6 lectures

0:45:19

Prof. Jay Sexton

University of Missouri

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