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Organization of American Historians

The Organization of American Historians , formerly known as the Mississippi Valley Historical Association, is the largest professional society dedicated to the teaching and study of American history. OAH's members in the U.S. and abroad include college and university professors; historians, students; precollegiate teachers; archivists, museum curators, and other public historians; and a variety of scholars employed in government and the private sector. Wikipedia*

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Organization of American Historians has hosted 60 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1996 Speech. The year with the most events was 2012 with 14 events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2011 with an average of 1,307 views per video. Most appearances with Steve Scully (26), Bill Scanlan (12), Susan Swain (8). Most common tags: U.S. History, African American History, Civil War.

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    1862, Beyond the Civil War

    Historians discussed the year 1862, examining the state of native nations, public lands, black education, and West coast…

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    American West in 1862

    Historians looked back at the year 1862 and discussed Native Americans and the American West, including the U.S-Dakota Wars…

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    Canadian Border During Reconstruction

    Manhattan College Professor Adam Arenson talked about his research project examining the lives of slaves who escaped to…

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    Invention of Rum

    Widener University History Professor Jordan Smith talked about the invention of rum and its impact on the Atlantic world…

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