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  • Women and the Founding Era
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    Women and the Founding Era

    George Mason University Professor Rosemarie Zagarri looked at the role of women during America’s founding era. She talked about how prior to the Revolution women had either no or very…

  • France and Spain During the American Revolution
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    France and Spain During the American Revolution

    Larrie Ferreiro and François Furstenberg talked about France and Spain’s involvement in the American Revolution, arguing that Colonial forces could not withstand the British Army without…

  • Religion and Identity
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    Religion and Identity

    Rosemarie Zagarri talked about the history of religion and religious identity in America from the Colonial period to the Civil War. Some of the groups discussed included the Puritans in New…

  • JeffersonHamilton Debate on How to Stimulate the Economy
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    Jefferson-Hamilton Debate on How to Stimulate the Economy

    In the 1790 s Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton held conflicting views ro the role and size of the new federal government. Hamilton believed in an active, powerful central government…

  • Teaching Constitutional History
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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 a panel…

  • Women and the Founding of America
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    Women and the Founding of America

    While the Founding Fathers often get all of the credit for the creation of America - without the encouragement and work of many women things may have ended up differently. Next, George…

  • emThe Politics of Sizeem
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    The Politics of Size

    Rosemarie Zagarri talked about her book, The Politics of Size: Representation in the United States, 1776-1850. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded on the campus of…

  • Revolutionary Era
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    Revolutionary Era

    The guests talked about the political history of the early U.S. and responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.

  • Religion and the American Republic
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    Religion and the American Republic

    Panel members discussed republicanism and religion, and the role of women in religion in the early republic.

  • Washington Journal Montpelier
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    Washington Journal: Montpelier

    In the second of a three-part series, Montpelier, the home President Madison was profiled. In the first segment, Ms. Mullins talked about the history of Montpelier and provided a tour of several rooms in the house. In…

  • Sunday Journal Mount Vernon
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    Sunday Journal Mount Vernon

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and…