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American History TV viewers join students in the classroom to hear lectures on campuses across the country, on topics ranging from the American Revolution to 9-11.

American History TV viewers join students in the classroom to hear lectures on campuses across the country, on topics ranging from the American Revolution to 9-11.
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Washington, DC

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C-SPAN

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American History TV viewers join students in the classroom to hear lectures on campuses across the country, on topics ranging from the American Revolution to 9-11.

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@cspan

Language:

English

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400 North Capitol Street NW Suite 650 Washington DC 20001 202-737-3220


Episodes

19th-Century Politics and Society

2/9/2019
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Vassar College professor Rebecca Edwards teaches a class about the differences between 19th-century political parties and their views on gender roles, racial equality and family dynamics.

Duration:01:16:08

Artist James Hope and the 1862 Battle of Antietam

2/2/2019
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Shepherd University Professor James Broomall teaches a class on the life and art of James Hope, an artist who both witnessed and painted scenes from the Battle of Antietam.

Duration:01:06:30

History of State of the Union Addresses

1/26/2019
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Stonehill College professor Peter Ubertaccio teaches a class on the history of State of the Union addresses.

Duration:01:08:27

Sit-ins and the Civil Rights Movement

1/19/2019
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University of Massachusetts Amherst professor Traci Parker talks about the lunch counter sit-ins that took place in the early 1960s as part of the civil rights movement.

Duration:01:11:31

The American Revolution, 1775-76

1/12/2019
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Kutztown University professor Michael Gabriel teaches a class about military engagements during the American Revolution from April 1775 to July 1776.

Duration:01:04:59

Women During World War II

1/5/2019
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Texas Woman's University professor Katherine Landdeck teaches a class about the ways American women contributed to the war effort during World War II.

Duration:01:21:30

Abraham Lincoln and the 1860 Election

12/29/2018
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University of Nevada, Las Vegas, professor Michael Green teaches a class on Abraham Lincoln and the 1860 presidential election.

Duration:01:13:51

National Intelligence Under President Kennedy

12/22/2018
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Catholic University professor and former CIA historian Nicholas Dujmovic teaches a class about national intelligence during President Kennedy's administration.

Duration:01:04:42

Dwight Eisenhower and 1950s Political Advertising

12/15/2018
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Purdue University professor Kathryn Brownell teaches a class about political advertising in the 1950s, highlighting Dwight Eisenhower's presidential campaigns.

Duration:01:12:53

Early 20th Century Nativism and Immigration

12/8/2018
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University of North Florida professor David Courtwright teaches a class about changes in immigration demographics and the rise of nativism in the early 20th century.

Duration:01:13:25

Experience of Being Arrested in U.S. History

12/1/2018
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Kent State University professor Elaine Frantz teaches a class about the experience of being arrested from the 1850s to the present day.

Duration:01:30:12

Pilgrims and History Textbooks

11/24/2018
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Abram Van Engen of Washington University in St. Louis teaches a class about how the Pilgrims became part of the United States' founding story in 19th-century history textbooks.

Duration:01:07:20

Salem Witch Trials and the Great Awakening

11/17/2018
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Baylor University professor Thomas Kidd teaches a class on the first Great Awakening in the Americas, a period in mid-18th century of Christian revitalization and evangelism that swept through the colonies.

Duration:01:14:11

John Rawls and Modern American Liberalism

9/22/2018
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Garrett Sheldon of the University of Virginia's College at Wise teaches a class on the political philosopher John Rawls and his 1971 book, [A Theory of Justice], which has heavily influenced the ideas behind modern American liberalism.

Duration:01:08:50

Aid Societies for Civil War Union Troops

9/15/2018
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Hillsdale College professor David Raney teaches a class about Civil War-era aid societies that supported Union troops. He highlights the work of the U.S. Sanitary Commission and the U.S. Christian Commission.

Duration:00:57:28

Immigration Policy Since 1965

9/8/2018
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University of Texas at Austin Professor Madeline Hsu teaches a class about the 1965 Immigration Act and current immigration demographics.

Duration:01:37:19

Pre-Civil War Anti-Slavery Movement

9/1/2018
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Colorado State University-Pueblo professor Matt Harris teaches a class about the anti-slavery movement before the Civil War.

Duration:00:51:29

Post-Vietnam War Refugees

8/25/2018
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University of Michigan professor Melissa Borja teaches a class about Southeast Asian migration to the United States and post-Vietnam War refugees.

Duration:01:10:33

African American Women and the Civil Rights Movement

8/24/2018
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University of Delaware professor Tiffany Gill teaches a class about the role of African American women in the Civil Rights Movement.

Duration:01:01:16

President Johnson and the Vietnam War in 1968

8/23/2018
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Arizona State University professor Kyle Longley teaches a class on President Lyndon Johnson and the Vietnam War in 1968.

Duration:01:17:48