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Hard Won Victories - A History of the United States at War-logo

Hard Won Victories - A History of the United States at War

Mark Polelle

This course explores the role that war has played in shaping the United States of America. The lectures begin with the American Revolution and an examination of how America was born in war. The discussion continues with the “forgotten” War of 1812 and then turns to the Mexican–American War and the Spanish–American War. Subsequent lectures then illustrate America’s role n helping to end the “War to End All Wars” before the course concludes with World War II, the Cold War, and the troubling legacy of Vietnam.

This course explores the role that war has played in shaping the United States of America. The lectures begin with the American Revolution and an examination of how America was born in war. The discussion continues with the “forgotten” War of 1812 and then turns to the Mexican–American War and the Spanish–American War. Subsequent lectures then illustrate America’s role n helping to end the “War to End All Wars” before the course concludes with World War II, the Cold War, and the troubling legacy of Vietnam.
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Genres:

History

Description:

This course explores the role that war has played in shaping the United States of America. The lectures begin with the American Revolution and an examination of how America was born in war. The discussion continues with the “forgotten” War of 1812 and then turns to the Mexican–American War and the Spanish–American War. Subsequent lectures then illustrate America’s role n helping to end the “War to End All Wars” before the course concludes with World War II, the Cold War, and the troubling legacy of Vietnam.

Language:

English

Length:

4h 15m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

01:27


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

33:16


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

30:28


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

29:48


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

33:29


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

30:24


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

30:57


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

34:06


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

31:31


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

00:31