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  • 19thCentury Artist Winslow Homer
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    19th-Century Artist Winslow Homer

    Wake Forest University Professor David Lubin taught a class on 19th-century artist Winslow Homer. Homer served as an artist-correspondent for Harper’s Weekly during the Civil War and first gained…

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  • Conspiracy Culture in American History
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    Conspiracy Culture in American History

    Indiana University Bloomington professor Stephen Andrews taught a class about conspiracy culture in American history. He described how conspiracy theories have changed over time, but often include…

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  • Reconstruction Moonshine and NASCAR
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    Reconstruction, Moonshine, and NASCAR

    Tulane University professor Blake Gilpin taught a class about moonshine drivers and the origins of NASCAR. He described how after the Civil War, particularly in the South, moonshiners…

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  • The South and National Culture in the 1970s
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    The South and National Culture in the 1970s

    East Tennessee State University professor Tom Lee taught a class about the South’s influence on national culture in the 1970s. He highlighted the political importance of the region during Jimmy…

    384 views
  • Colonial America Race and the Origins of Country Music
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    Colonial America, Race, and the Origins of Country Music

    Professor Cotten Seiler talked about the emerging definitions of whiteness and blackness in Colonial America and how it impacted the origins of country music. He described how 17th century…

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  • Coroners in the 19th Century South
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    Coroners in the 19th Century South

    Professor Stephen Berry talked about coroners in the 19th century South. He discussed the role of a coroner as an agent of the state and talked about the records created from coroner…

    1,581 views
  • Honor Dueling and Slavery in the Antebellum South
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    Honor, Dueling, and Slavery in the Antebellum South

    Suffolk University professor Kenneth S. Greenberg taught a class on the role of honor and dueling in the lives of slave masters in the antebellum South. He explained what actions would have…

    610 views
  • African Americans During Reconstruction
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    African Americans During Reconstruction

    Brandeis University professor Abigail Cooper taught a class on African Americans during the Reconstruction era, looking at how former slaves strove for economic rights and full citizenship,…

    587 views
  • Aid Societies for Civil War Union Troops
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    Aid Societies for Civil War Union Troops

    Hillsdale College Professor David Raney taught a class about Civil War-era aid societies that supported Union troops. He highlighted the work of the U.S. Sanitary Commission and the U.S.…

    241 views
  • PreCivil War AntiSlavery Movement
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    Pre-Civil War Anti-Slavery Movement

    Colorado State University-Pueblo professor Matt Harris taught a class about the anti-slavery movement before the Civil War. He described some of the leaders of the movement including William Lloyd…

    546 views
  • Immigration Policy Since 1965
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    Immigration Policy Since 1965

    University of Texas at Austin professor Madeline Hsu taught a class about the 1965 Immigration Act and current immigration demographics. She described how the number and country of origin…

    305 views
  • Jonathan Barth Discusses Andrew Jackson Presidency
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    Presidency of Andrew Jackson

    Arizona State University professor Jonathan Barth talked about the rise of Andrew Jackson and his presidency. He focused on Jackson’s clashes with Whig party members such as Henry Clay and Daniel…

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  • PostVietnam War Refugees
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    Post-Vietnam War Refugees

    University of Michigan professor Melissa Borja taught a class about Southeast Asian migration to the United States and post-Vietnam War refugees. She examined how laws and public opinion…

    203 views
  • Environmental Movement and Litigation
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    Environmental Movement and Litigation

    Rutgers University Professor Jefferson Decker taught a class on the history of the environmental movement and laws and litigation regarding natural resources. He described the relationship…

    112 views
  • Federal Surveillance and Civil Rights
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    Federal Surveillance and Civil Rights

    American University lecturer Aaron Bell taught a class about privacy laws and federal surveillance of civil rights leaders. He described the mid-20th century creation of the Counter…

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  • African American Women and the Civil Rights Movement
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    African American Women and the Civil Rights Movement

    University of Delaware professor Tiffany Gill taught a class about the role of African American women in the Civil Rights Movement. She described how beauty parlors, while often overlooked,…

    263 views
  • Vietnam Wars Operation Rolling Thunder
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    Vietnam War's "Operation Rolling Thunder"

    Douglas Kennedy of the U.S. Air Force Academy taught a class on Vietnam’s War’s “Operation Rolling Thunder” air campaign, which took place from 1965-68. He described goals of the campaign, such as…

    431 views
  • The Vietnam War 196575
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    The Vietnam War, 1965-75

    San Diego State University professor Pierre Asselin taught a class on the Vietnam War, looking at the conflict from U.S. escalation in 1965 to the fall of Saigon in 1975. He described the…

    778 views
  • US From Reconstruction to the Progressive Era
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    U.S. From Reconstruction to the Progressive Era

    Professor Peter Kastor talked about how the United States changed from the post-Civil War Reconstruction period to the Progressive era in the early 20th century. He highlighted how the…

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  • Historical Interpretations of Reconstruction
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    Historical Interpretations of Reconstruction

    University of Connecticut professor Manisha Sinha taught a class about the Reconstruction Era after the Civil War. She outlined the different ways historians have interpreted this period -…

    895 views
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