City on a Hill
Washington University English Professor Abram Van Engen provided a history of American exceptionalism and the term “city on a hill,” from… read more
Washington University English Professor Abram Van Engen provided a history of American exceptionalism and the term “city on a hill,” from its origins in a 1630 sermon by Massachusetts Bay governor John Winthrop to today. This was a virtual author program hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society. close
People in this video
Gavin Kleespies Director Massachusetts Historical Society->Public Programs
Abram Van Engen Associate Professor Washington University in St. Louis->English
Your purchase helps support C-SPAN
Click here to learn how
C-SPAN.org offers links to books featured on the C-SPAN networks to make it simpler for viewers to purchase them. C-SPAN has agreements with retailers that share a small percentage of your purchase price with our network. For example, as an Amazon Associate, C-SPAN earns money from your qualifying purchases. However, C-SPAN only receives this revenue if your book purchase is made using the links on this page.
Any revenue realized from this program goes into a general account to help fund C-SPAN operations.
Please note that questions regarding fulfillment, customer service, privacy policies, or issues relating to your book orders should be directed to the Webmaster or administrator of the specific bookseller's site and are their sole responsibility.
- Massachusetts Historical SocietyMassachusetts Historical Society
Purdue University history professor John Larson looked at how colonial Americans utilized industry to benefit…
Books for Idle Hours
Salve Regina University English professor Donna Harrington-Lueker discussed the concept of summer reading that was…
The Boston Massacre
History Professor Serena Zabin provided a history of the 1770 Boston Massacre.
This Land Is Their Land
George Washington University History Professor David Silverman talked about This Land Is Their Land: The Wampanoag…
User Created Clips from This Video