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    Pamphlets and the American Revolution

    Gordon Wood talked about the role of political pamphlets in helping to spark the American Revolution. Pamphlets were the primary medium for political debates at the…

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    Teaching Constitutional History

    Explaining the Constitution and encouraging students to have an interest in America’s founding can be difficult for many teachers. Next, radio talk show host Diane Rehm moderates…

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    Book Discussion on The Idea of America

    Gordon Wood talked about his book The Idea of America: Reflections on the Birth of the United States. He was interviewed by Richard Brookhiser onstage at the New York Historical…

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    Book Discussion on The Idea of America

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Gordon Wood presented a series of essays that examines the underpinnings of the American Revolution. Mr. Wood explored the origins of American…

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    The Revolutionary Origins of the Civil War

    History Professor Gordon Wood opened a conference on the “Origins of the Civil War.” Professor Wood talked about the emerging sectional split from the Revolution to about 1820…

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    Book Discussion on Empire of Liberty

    Gordon Wood talked about his book Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 (Oxford University Press, USA, 2009). In his book he presents a history of the United States…

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    In Depth with Gordon Wood

    Historian Gordon Wood talked about his life, career, and his books on the American Revolution, the making of the Constitution, and the importance of historical study. He responded to…

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    Book Discussion on Empire of Liberty

    Gordon Wood talked about his book Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 (Oxford University Press, USA (October 28, 2009). In his book he presents a history of the…

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