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    2019 Veterans Day Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery

    On behalf of the Trump Administration Vice President Mike Pence honors and thanks veterans for their…

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    President Roosevelt and Court-Packing

    Elizabeth Papez, who previously clerked for Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, talked about President…

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    The Iran Hostage Crisis

    On November 4, 1979, Iranian students in Tehran seized the U.S. Embassy in Iran and took 52 Americans…

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    Iranian Revolution and Ayatollah Khomeini

    Author David Farber talked about the early events of the Iranian Revolution and the different factions.

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    J.C. Penney

    JCPenney department stores started out as a small town Main Street store in rural communities and became…

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    Establishment of Laramie, Wyoming

    Edward and Jane Ivinson arrived in Laramie, Wyoming, in 1868 and are considered some of the city’s…

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    Wyoming Women's Suffrage

    Wyoming’s territorial assembly passed the Women’s Suffrage Act on December 10, 1869, which opened…

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    Evolution of Glass Art

    Diane Wright, the Museum’s curator of glass and decorative Arts, highlighted some of the historic…

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    Edward Libbey and the Glass City

    Toledo, Ohio, is known as the glass capital of the world. Julie McMaster, archivist at the Toledo Museum…

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    Auto-Lite Labor Strike of 1934

    Author and Historian Lou Hebert told the story of the Auto-Lite strike that occurred in Toledo, Ohio in…

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    Native Americans and the Battle of Fallen Timbers

    The Battle of Fallen Timbers was the final battle of the Indian War in the Northwest. Shannon Hughes,…

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    General Anthony Wayne and the Battle of Fallen Timbers

    Author Mary Stockwell told the story of General “Mad” Anthony Wayne's experiences during the…

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    Toledo War

    In the early 19th century both Ohio and the territory of Michigan fought over the right to claim Toledo.…

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    Carnegie Libraries in the United States

    Docent Victoria Brien explained the history of libraries funded by donations from businessman and…

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    Fort Meigs

    Fort Meigs is the largest wooden, walled Fort in North America. Interim Director Ashley Phlipot…

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    Legacy of Tecumseh

    Author Frank Kuron explored the myths surrounding the death of the Shawnee leader and his legacy in Ohio.

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    The Great Depression: Banking Crash in Toledo, Ohio

    During the summer of 1931, Toledo experienced the worst banking crash of the Great Depression. Timothy…

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    Newsboys in Ohio

    Historian Tedd Long talks about John Elstner Gunckel, a Toledo businessman who helped support and…

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    The History of Senate Impeachment Trials

    From C-SPAN's original production, The Senate: Conflict and Compromise, Senate historians and Senators…

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    Immigration in the Early 1800s

    American University Distinguished Professor of History Alan Kraut discussed the immigration of Irish,…

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    The Origins of Freedom of Religion in the United States

    Michael Barone, resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, explained the religious…

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    The Historical Differences between the Republican and Democratic Parties

    Michael Barone, auther and resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, described what he sees…

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    Black Wall Street in Tulsa, Oklahoma

    Julius Pegues talked about Tulsa, Oklahoma’s, historic Greenwood district and how Tulsa’s African…

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    The Early Abolition Movement and the American Anti-Slavery Society

    University of Alabama Professor Joshua Rothman discussed the early abolitionist movement in the 1830s.…

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    Funding World War II Through Taxes and Bonds

    In his State of the Union speech in 1942, FDR laid out methods the country could employ to help the…

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    Whiskey Rebellion

    The Whiskey Rebellion in 1794 marked the first major uprising against the newly created federal…

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    Native Americans and the Colonization of New York

    Author Evan Pritchard talked about the history of native people in New York and their relationships with…

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    The Legacy of the Battle of Little Bighorn

    This lesson provides an overview of the events surrounding the 1876 Battle of Little Bighorn and how it…

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    Wild West Shows and the Promotion of American Expansionism

    Cecile Ganteaume, curator at the National Museum of the American Indian “Americans” exhibit,…

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    The Role of Public Opinion During Previous Impeachment Inquiries

    William Galston talked about the public opinion of the impeachment inquiries of Presidents Clinton and…

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    The Enlightenment and the Truth

    Author Sophia Rosenfeld discussed the role that truth played in Enlightenment thinking and the…

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    Presidential Scandals during the Clinton Administration

    Historian James Banner talked about the scandals that occurred during President Bill Clinton's…

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    Battle of San Juan Hill

    Author Mark Lee Gardner explains the events that occurred during this battle in Cuba, the result of the…

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    The Rough Riders

    Mark Lee Gardner talked about the origin of the Rough Riders, the people who comprised this group and…

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    U.S. - Cuba Relationship in 1890

    Author Mark Lee Gardner talked about the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba during this time and the…

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    The History of Tariffs in the United States

    This lesson looks at how the United States has used tariffs throughout its history to implement trade…

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    Early Tariffs in the United States

    The Smithsonian Institution’s Peter Liebhold discussed the first tariffs that the United States placed…

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    Stratobowl Balloon Flight

    Reaching a height of over 72,000 feet, the Stratobowl balloon brought back the first images showing the…

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    Mount Rushmore National Memorial

    Settled deep in the Black Hills of western South Dakota, Mount Rushmore teaches visitors about the…

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    Henry Clay and the American System

    The Smithsonian Institution’s Peter Liebhold explained Henry Clay's American System and his support of…

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    Crazy Horse Memorial

    Started in 1948, the Crazy Horse Monument in the Black Hills of South Dakota honors the Oglala Lakota…

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    Rapid City, South Dakota Flood of 1972

    Regarded as the worst recorded flood in South Dakota’s history, the 1972 flood would alter the look of…

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    Opposition to the Women's Suffrage Movement

    Corinne Porter, National Archives exhibit curator, gave a tour of the "Rightfully Hers, American Women…

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    Michigan State History

    The Michigan History Center tells the story of the state’s growth from its indigenous peoples to the…

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    Black History Represented in Popular Movies

    In his book, Reclaiming the Black Past, author and professor Pero Dagbovie explains how black history is…

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    Washington Outsiders as Presidential Candidates

    Professor Emeritus Robert Schmuhl talked about the trend of outsiders as presidential candidates. He…

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    The Impact of the 22nd Amendment

    Notre Dame Professor Emeritus Robert Schmuhl discussed the 22nd Amendment which limited the president to…

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    Civil Rights and Political Party Realignment

    Author Lee Drutman talked about the political party realignment that occurred during the civil rights…

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    The Development of the Current Two-Party System

    Lee Drutman talked about his book, Breaking the Two‑Party Doom Loop and discussed the development of…

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    Voting Discrimination and the Effects of Shelby County v. Holder

    This lesson looks at the history of voting discrimination, the protections provided by the Voting Rights…

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    The History of the War on Drugs

    Author and professor Dan Weimer discussed the war on drugs and the expansion of the efforts to address…

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    Speaker Pelosi on the 19th Amendment and Women's Issues

    In an interview with C-SPAN, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) discussed the 100th anniversary of the…

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    Native Americans and Congress

    Kim Teehee and Chief Chuck Hoskin of the Cherokee Nation talked about Native American representation in…

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    History of Polo in Sheridan, Wyoming

    In 1893, the first polo match took place in Sheridan, Wyoming. Sam Morton talked about how this…

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    Sheridan Wyoming Rodeo

    Since 1932 the Sheridan WYO Rodeo has been providing entertainment through bull riding, calf roping, and…

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    Coal Mining in Wyoming

    Coal mining played a major role in the development of Sheridan, Wyoming, and the surrounding area.…

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    Red Cloud's War and Fort Phil Kearny, Wyoming

    One of three forts built along the Bozeman Trail by the U.S. Army to protect travelers from attacks by…

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    Yellowstone National Park

    Lee Whittlesey, Yellowstone National Park historian and author, talks about the history of Yellowstone…

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    The Impact of the Railroad and Telegraph on Montana

    Author Dale Martin examined the impact of the railroad on the development of Montana and the West.

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    Nelson Story

    John Russell, author of Treasure State Tycoon: Nelson Story and the Making of Montana, shared,the story…

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    John Bozeman

    Pioneer John Bozeman is best known for blazing a trail through the Wyoming Territory and into the gold…

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    The Civil War Battles of Gettysburg and Vicksburg

    Garry Adelman of the American Battlefield Trust described the motivations and events that occurred…

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    Plains Indians and the Spread of Smallpox

    Dartmouth professor Colin Calloway talked about the impact of horses being introduced into the American…

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    French Colonies in North America and Indian Alliances

    Professor Colin Calloway talked about the relationships and alliances between the French in North…

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    Anne Spencer and The Harlem Renaissance

    Curator Karen Sherry gave a tour of the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond and discussed…

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    The Raid on Harpers Ferry

    Karen Sherry, curator at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond explained the events…

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    Madison Washington and the Slave Revolt on the Creole

    Virginia Museum of History and Culture's curator Karen Sherry explained the events and significance of…

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    Tobacco and Slavery in Colonial Virginia

    Karen Sherry, curator at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond’s exhibit on 400 years…

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    The First Africans Brought to Virginia

    At the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond’s exhibit on 400 years of African American…

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    400th Anniversary of First Africans in Virginia

    Norfolk State University history professor Cassandra Newby-Alexander on the 400th anniversary of the…

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    The Lumber Industry in Traverse City, Michigan

    Local historian Steve Harold explained the early settlement of Traverse City, Michigan (MI) and the…

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    Comparing the Gilded Age to Today

    Technology watcher Tim Wu talked about his book, The Curse of Bigness and the similarities between the…

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    History of the Texas State Capitol

    Curator of the Capitol Ali James gave a tour of the Texas Capitol and some of its artwork. She talked…

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    History of Union Station in Washington, DC

    Union Station Redevelopment Corporation president and CEO Beverley Swaim-Staley gave a tour of the…

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    The Early Life of Betty Friedan in Peoria, IL

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    The Political Status of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

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    Revolutionary War: Military Strategy during the Battle at Guilford Courthouse

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    Early Settlement of New Hampshire

    Elizabeth Dubrulle highlighted items in the New Hampshire Historical Society’s collections that tell…

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    Pictograph Cave in Montana

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    The History of South Dakota's State Capital

    Tony Venhuizen gave a tour of South Dakota’s State Capitol in Pierre and shared the story of the…

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    African Americans in Early Concord, Massachusetts

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    Haudenosaunee Confederacy and the Iroquois Nation

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    Wyoming Railroads

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    Early Political Advertisements in the United States

    This bellringer studies the history of presidential political ads, through a visit to the University of…

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    Mormons and the End of Polygamy

    Richard Turley talked about Wilford Woodruff, the fourth President of the Church of Jesus Christ of…

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    German Prisoners of War in Ogden, Utah

    Scott Porter talked about the World War II prisoner of war (POW) camp in Ogden, UT, and what life was…

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    Socialism in Utah in the 20th Century

    John Sillito, co-author of History of Utah Radicalism: Startling, Socialistic, and Decidedly…

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    Presidential Candidate Firsts

    In this lesson, students will watch clips of candidates who represented a first in American presidential…

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    Surrender of Sitting Bull

    Nathaniel Philbrick recounts the Battle of Little Bighorn, between the U.S. Army’s 7th Cavalry led by…

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    West Virginia Civil War Battle Flags

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    U.S.-Canada Border: The Pig War in Northwest Washington

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    19th Century Missionaries in Oregon

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    Presidential Primary Challengers

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    James Garfield: The 20th President of the United States

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    Albuquerque, New Mexico and the History of Hot Air Balloons

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    Indian Schools in Nevada

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    Moving the Capital of Nebraska

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    City Beautiful Movement in Kansas City

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    Charles Carroll, Signer of the Declaration of Independence

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    Jean Lafitte, Smuggler for New Orleans

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