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    The Second Great Awakening

    Author Jack Kelly, discussed the reasons for and the religious trends occurring during the Second Great…

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    Wildlife of the Early American West

    Dan Flores, Professor Emeritus, University of Montana, History Department, talks about the evolution of…

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    Water in the Early American West

    Weber State University History Professor Sara Dant talks about the significance of water to settlers in…

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    USS Missouri: Battle of Okinawa

    Meghan Rathbun, Curatorial Assistant, Battleship Missouri Memorial, talks about a kamikaze attack on…

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    USS Missouri: Signing of the Documents that Ended WWII

    Meghan Rathbun, Curatorial Assistant, Battleship Missouri Memorial, talks about the day documents were…

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    The History of State Voting Methods

    Michael McDonald examined the history of early voting in the United States. He discussed early voting in…

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    The U.S. Purchase of Alaska

    Alaska State Museum’s Curator of Collections Steven Henrikson explained the purchase of Alaska from…

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    Author Jeff Shaara

    This lesson is a collection of video clips featuring author Jeff Shaara. He discusses how he became…

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    Jeff Shaara: Sources for Research

    Jeff Shaara talks about the value of the newspapers as he researched the Civil War era and the…

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    Jeff Shaara: Why He Wrote about the Civil War

    Author Jeff Shaara talks about his interest in writing about the Civil War and the impact his father…

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    The California Gold Rush

    In 1824 gold was discovered in California sparking the California Gold Rush. New settlers from around…

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    California Gold Rush and the 49ers

    Marcia Eymann visited the Center for Sacramento History and talked about the California gold rush. The…

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    The 1828 Tariff of Abominations and Nullification

    Author H.W. Brands talked about the 1828 "Tariff of Abomination" and the concept of nullification. He…

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    Jeff Shaara: The Mexican American War

    Jeff Shaara talks about the parallels between the Mexican and the Vietnam Wars and how the U.S. expanded…

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    Jeff Shaara: Themes in His Stories

    Jeff Shaara talks about the themes of recurring characters, military politics, the role of Washington,…

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    What Is Historical Fiction?

    Author Jeff Shaara explains the meaning of historical fiction from his perspective of writing stories in…

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    Impressment and the Chesapeake-Leopard Incident

    Robert Watson, American studies professor at Lynn University, talked about Chesapeake-Leopard Incident,…

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    German Plans for the Battle of Britain

    Taken from a 1943 U.S. War Department World War II film, this clip provides an overview of German plans…

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    The Use of American Indian Imagery in American Culture

    During a tour of the "Americans" exhibit in the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington,…

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    The Significance of Pocahontas in History

    During a tour of the “Americans” exhibit in the National Museum of the American Indian in…

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