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    How the South Won the Civil War

    Boston College history Professor Heather Cox Richardson argued that Southern social, political, and economic ideologies prevailed in the American West following the Civil War. This was a…

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    How the South Won the Civil War

    Boston College History Professor Heather Cox Richardson discussed how Southern social, political, and economic ideologies prevailed in the American West following the Civil War. This…

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    Women in the Late-19th Century

    Professor Heather Cox Richardson talked about the new roles women assumed in the workforce and in politics during the late-19th century. She described the gains women made in fields such as…

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    History of the Republican Party

    Professor Heather Cox Richardson, author of To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party talked about the evolution of the “Party of Lincoln.” Professor Richardson spoke about the…

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    Cowboys After the Civil War

    Professor Heather Cox Richardson talked about how cowboys became a symbol for a newly reunited America during the Reconstruction Era. Using examples of Jesse James and Buffalo Bill,…

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    After Words with Heather Cox Richardson

    Heather Cox Richardson talked about her book, To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party, in which she discusses the belief, articulated by Abraham Lincoln, that government is supposed to…

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    Birthright Citizenship in U.S. History

    A panel of professors looks at the history of the 14th amendment and its grant of birthright citizenship, and how that has affected different ethnic groups, including Native Americans, and immigrant groups…

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