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Former Pamplin Historical Park Executive Director Wilson Green talked about Civil War Petersburg, Virginia. He focused on Union General Ulysses Grant's first offensive against the earthworks protecting Petersburg in June 1864. This program was part of the annual Pamplin Historical Park Civil War Symposium. Sponsor: Pamplin Historical Park and National Museum of the Civil War Soldier
Topics: hancock, smith, butler, beauregard, petersburg, virginia, richmond, meade, james, bermuda,...
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During the Civil War, members of the Choctaws Nation held slaves and fought alongside Confederate forces. Author Fay Yarborough talked about Native populations, slavery and the Confederacy. This virtual program was sponsored by the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies at Virginia Tech. Sponsor: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University | Virginia Center for Civil War Studies
Topics: texas, cooper, arkansas, fay yarbrough, confederacy, kansas, gibson, honey springs, kevin creek,...
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Southern Utah University professor Laura June Davis taught a class about Civil War naval warfare. She highlighted instances of guerrilla attacks on U.S waterways and described pro-Confederate sympathizers who sabotaged Union vessels. Sponsor: Southern Utah University
Topics: u.s. navy, virginia, navy, england, europe, missouri, shenandoah, vicksburg, confederate navy,...
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Historians discussed soldier recruitment, forced labor and the use of horses and mules during the Civil War. The Virginia Center for Civil War Studies hosted this program. Sponsor: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University | Virginia Center for Civil War Studies
Topics: virginia, richmond, lincoln, frederick douglass, caroline, emmanuel, the confederacy, robert e....
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Allen Guelzo talked about Confederate General Robert E. Lee's life from boyhood through the Civil War. The Atlanta History Center hosted this virtual program. Sponsor: Atlanta History Center
Topics: virginia, washington, robert e lee, gettysburg, robert e. lee, new york, pennsylvania, robert,...
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Carl Smith, professor of history emeritus at Northwestern University, talks about the 1871 fire that destroyed over three square miles of city of Chicago. This event was part of Chicago's 2021 Printers Row Lit Fest. Sponsor: Printers Row Lit Fest
Topic: chicago
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Christendom College professor Christopher Shannon taught a class about Irish Catholics and 19th century New York City politics, including the Tammany Hall organization. He showed both positive and negative portrayals of Irish Catholic immigrants in New York through Thomas Nast cartoons and other period sources. Sponsor: Christendom College (Virginia)
Topics: new york, new york city, anglo, boston, chicago, hostetter, harper, plunkett, ireland,...
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Mae Ngai, author of "The Chinese Question," talked about the late 19th century California gold rushes and the friction between Chinese immigrants and white settlers. She described how, during this time period, the United States created laws excluding Chinese people from immigration and citizenship. Sponsor: New York Historical Society
Topics: china, california, australia, south africa, bigler, britain, new york, england, chinatown, africa,...
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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 nursing, teaching, and social work. She also spoke about the growth of political organizations run by women that focused on issues such as Prohibition and women's suffrage. Sponsor: Boston College
Topics: new york, susan b anthony, seneca, wyoming, utah, jane adams, chicago, idaho, europe, indians,...
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Carl Smith, professor of history emeritus at Northwestern University, talks about the 1871 fire that destroyed over three square miles of city of Chicago. This event was part of Chicago's 2021 Printers Row Lit Fest. Sponsor: Printers Row Lit Fest
Topic: chicago
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Stony Brook University president Maurie McInnis taught a class about the slave trade in Richmond, Virginia, and enslaved labor at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Stony Brook University is located on Long Island, New York. Sponsor: State University of New York, Stony Brook
Topics: virginia, jefferson, richmond, uva, charlottesville, mcginnis, thomas jefferson, louisiana,...
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Harvard University professor Reed Gochberg provided a history of museums in the 19th century that included debates over curators, collections, and the importance of certain historical objects over others. This was a virtual program hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society in Boston. Sponsor: Massachusetts Historical Society
Topics: boston, philadelphia, mhs, harvard, hitchcock, smithsonian, europe, john adams, massachusetts,...
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Christendom College professor Christopher Shannon taught a class about Irish Catholics and 19th century New York City politics, including the Tammany Hall organization. He showed both positive and negative portrayals of Irish Catholic immigrants in New York through Thomas Nast cartoons and other period sources. Sponsor: Christendom College (Virginia)
Topics: new york, new york city, anglo, boston, chicago, hostetter, harper, plunkett, ireland,...
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Carl Smith, professor of history emeritus at Northwestern University, talks about the 1871 fire that destroyed over three square miles of city of Chicago. This event was part of Chicago's 2021 Printers Row Lit Fest. Sponsor: Printers Row Lit Fest
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Mae Ngai, author of "The Chinese Question," talked about the late 19th century California gold rushes and the friction between Chinese immigrants and white settlers. She described how, during this time period, the United States created laws excluding Chinese people from immigration and citizenship. Sponsor: New York Historical Society
Topics: china, california, australia, south africa, bigler, britain, new york, england, chinatown, africa,...
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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 nursing, teaching, and social work. She also spoke about the growth of political organizations run by women that focused on issues such as Prohibition and women's suffrage. Sponsor: Boston College
Topics: new york, susan b anthony, seneca, wyoming, utah, jane adams, chicago, idaho, europe, indians,...
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Stony Brook University president Maurie McInnis taught a class about the slave trade in Richmond, Virginia, and enslaved labor at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Stony Brook University is located on Long Island, New York. Sponsor: State University of New York, Stony Brook
Topics: richmond, virginia, jefferson, uva, charlottesville, louisiana, mississippi, thomas jefferson,...
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Harvard University professor Reed Gochberg provided a history of museums in the 19th century that included debates over curators, collections, and the importance of certain historical objects over others. This was a virtual program hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society in Boston. Sponsor: Massachusetts Historical Society
Topics: philadelphia, peale, boston, hitchcock, benjamin franklin, nhs, harvard, jefferson, sarah...
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Christendom College professor Christopher Shannon taught a class about Irish Catholics and 19th century New York City politics, including the Tammany Hall organization. He showed both positive and negative portrayals of Irish Catholic immigrants in New York through Thomas Nast cartoons and other period sources. Sponsor: Christendom College (Virginia)
Topics: new york, new york city, anglo, boston, chicago, harper, ireland, pennsylvania, rome, hostetter,...
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Carl Smith, professor of history emeritus at Northwestern University, talks about the 1871 fire that destroyed over three square miles of city of Chicago. This event was part of Chicago's 2021 Printers Row Lit Fest. Sponsor: Printers Row Lit Fest
Topics: chicago, carl smith, lincoln park, boston, rick kogan, michigan, germany, mrs. o'leary
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Mae Ngai, author of "The Chinese Question," talked about the late 19th century California gold rushes and the friction between Chinese immigrants and white settlers. She described how, during this time period, the United States created laws excluding Chinese people from immigration and citizenship. Sponsor: New York Historical Society
Topics: china, california, australia, south africa, new york, britain, hong kong, england, columbia, ngai,...
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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 nursing, teaching, and social work. She also spoke about the growth of political organizations run by women that focused on issues such as Prohibition and women's suffrage. Sponsor: Boston College
Topics: new york, susan b anthony, seneca, wyoming, utah, jane adams, chicago, idaho, europe, indians,...
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Stony Brook University president Maurie McInnis taught a class about the slave trade in Richmond, Virginia, and enslaved labor at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Stony Brook University is located on Long Island, New York. Sponsor: State University of New York, Stony Brook
Topics: richmond, virginia, jefferson, uva, charlottesville, thomas jefferson, england, mcguinness,...
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Harvard University professor Reed Gochberg provided a history of museums in the 19th century that included debates over curators, collections, and the importance of certain historical objects over others. This was a virtual program hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society in Boston. Sponsor: Massachusetts Historical Society
Topics: philadelphia, boston, benjamin franklin, nhs, harvard, europe, hitchcock, jefferson, sarah...
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Christendom College professor Christopher Shannon taught a class about Irish Catholics and 19th century New York City politics, including the Tammany Hall organization. He showed both positive and negative portrayals of Irish Catholic immigrants in New York through Thomas Nast cartoons and other period sources. Sponsor: Christendom College (Virginia)
Topics: new york, new york city, anglo, boston, chicago, tammy, harper, ireland, pennsylvania, rome,...
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Carl Smith, professor of history emeritus at Northwestern University, talks about the 1871 fire that destroyed over three square miles of city of Chicago. This event was part of Chicago's 2021 Printers Row Lit Fest. Sponsor: Printers Row Lit Fest
Topics: chicago, carl smith, lincoln park, boston chicago, germany, mrs. o'leary
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Mae Ngai, author of "The Chinese Question," talked about the late 19th century California gold rushes and the friction between Chinese immigrants and white settlers. She described how, during this time period, the United States created laws excluding Chinese people from immigration and citizenship. Sponsor: New York Historical Society
Topics: china, california, australia, south africa, new york, britain, hong kong, england, columbia, ngai,...
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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 nursing, teaching, and social work. She also spoke about the growth of political organizations run by women that focused on issues such as Prohibition and women's suffrage. Sponsor: Boston College
Topic: new york
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During the American Revolution, not all colonists wanted nor fought for independence from England. Early American historians discussed the legacy of loyalists and examine why some wanted to remain British citizens. This online program was hosted by Revolutionary Spaces in Boston. Sponsor: Revolutionary Spaces
Topics: patrick, eileen, new york, boston, susie, new england, shirley eustis, massachusetts, shirley,...
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Historian Richard Bell talked about Thomas Paine's popularity in 1776 after publishing "Common Sense" and his reputational decline after the American Revolution. This virtual program was hosted by the Smithsonian Associates. Sponsor: Smithsonian Associates
Topics: paine, thomas paine, tom paine, england, philadelphia, washington, britain, jefferson,...
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Authorized in 1776 by the Continental Congress, the 2nd Canadian Regiment was the first national unit in the American Army. Author Holly Mayer described the role of "Congress's Own" in the American Revolution. The Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia hosted this virtual program. Sponsor: Museum of the American Revolution
Topics: hazen, canada, continental, washington, hawkins, pennsylvania, philadelphia, albany, connecticut,...
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Mike Duncan talked about the Marquis de Lafayette and his role in the American and French Revolutions. The Strand Book Store hosted this online program. Sponsor: Strand Bookstore
Topics: lafayette, washington, france, paris, europe, mike duncan, rome, alexis, marie antoinette, john...
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During the American Revolution, not all colonists wanted nor fought for independence from England. Early American historians discussed the legacy of loyalists and examine why some wanted to remain British citizens. This online program was hosted by Revolutionary Spaces in Boston. Sponsor: Revolutionary Spaces
Topics: patrick, eileen, new york, boston, susie, new england, shirley eustis, massachusetts, shirley,...
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Historian Woody Holton looked beyond the Founding Fathers and explored the role of women, Native Americans, and African Americans during the American Revolution. This virtual program was hosted by the National Archives. Sponsor: National Archives and Records Administration
Topics: washington, virginia, new york, boston, north america, nicole, indians, dorchester, britain, south...
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A first person interpretive performance, followed by a discussion about James Forten, a Free Black and Revolutionary War Privateer. This virtual program was hosted by the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. Sponsor: Museum of the American Revolution
Topics: philadelphia, james, nathan, james fortin, fortin, james horton, daniel bruton, james wharton, mike...
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Historian Richard Bell talked about Thomas Paine's popularity in 1776 after publishing "Common Sense" and his reputational decline after the American Revolution. This virtual program was hosted by the Smithsonian Associates. Sponsor: Smithsonian Associates
Topics: paine, thomas paine, tom paine, england, philadelphia, washington, britain, jefferson,...
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Authorized in 1776 by the Continental Congress, the 2nd Canadian Regiment was the first national unit in the American Army. Author Holly Mayer described the role of "Congress's Own" in the American Revolution. The Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia hosted this virtual program. Sponsor: Museum of the American Revolution
Topics: hazen, canada, continental, washington, hawkins, pennsylvania, philadelphia, albany, connecticut,...
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Mike Duncan talked about the Marquis de Lafayette and his role in the American and French Revolutions. The Strand Book Store hosted this online program. Sponsor: Strand Bookstore
Topics: lafayette, washington, france, paris, europe, mike duncan, rome, alexis, marie antoinette, john...
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During the American Revolution, not all colonists wanted nor fought for independence from England. Early American historians discussed the legacy of loyalists and examine why some wanted to remain British citizens. This online program was hosted by Revolutionary Spaces in Boston. Sponsor: Revolutionary Spaces
Topics: patrick, eileen, new york, boston, susie, new england, shirley eustis, massachusetts, shirley,...
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Historian Woody Holton looked beyond the Founding Fathers and explored the role of women, Native Americans, and African Americans during the American Revolution. This virtual program was hosted by the National Archives. Sponsor: National Archives and Records Administration
Topics: washington, new york, nicole, virginia, boston, north america, britain, brian, caribbean,...
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A first person interpretive performance, followed by a discussion about James Forten, a Free Black and Revolutionary War Privateer. This virtual program was hosted by the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. Sponsor: Museum of the American Revolution
Topics: james forten, philadelphia, james, nathan, forten, daniel bruten, marissa kennedy, michael idriss,...
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Historian Richard Bell talked about Thomas Paine's popularity in 1776 after publishing "Common Sense" and his reputational decline after the American Revolution. This virtual program was hosted by the Smithsonian Associates. Sponsor: Smithsonian Associates
Topics: paine, tom paine, england, france, philadelphia, washington, britain, jefferson, london,...
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Authorized in 1776 by the Continental Congress, the 2nd Canadian Regiment was the first national unit in the American Army. Author Holly Mayer described the role of "Congress's Own" in the American Revolution. The Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia hosted this virtual program. Sponsor: Museum of the American Revolution
Topics: hazen, canada, continental, hawkins, washington, pennsylvania, philadelphia, john h. hopkins, moses...
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Mike Duncan talked about the Marquis de Lafayette and his role in the American and French Revolutions. The Strand Book Store hosted this online program. Sponsor: Strand Bookstore
Topics: lafayette, washington, france, paris, john adams, duncan, mike, alexis, new york, rome, jefferson,...
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During the American Revolution, not all colonists wanted nor fought for independence from England. Early American historians discussed the legacy of loyalists and examine why some wanted to remain British citizens. This online program was hosted by Revolutionary Spaces in Boston. Sponsor: Revolutionary Spaces
Topics: patrick, eileen, new york, boston, suzie, new england, massachusetts, britain, france, england,...
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Historian Woody Holton looked beyond the Founding Fathers and explored the role of women, Native Americans, and African Americans during the American Revolution. This virtual program was hosted by the National Archives. Sponsor: National Archives and Records Administration
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A first person interpretive performance, followed by a discussion about James Forten, a Free Black and Revolutionary War Privateer. This virtual program was hosted by the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. Sponsor: Museum of the American Revolution
Topics: james forten, philadelphia, james, nathan, daniel bruten, forten, marissa kennedy, michael idriss,...
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Historian Richard Bell talked about Thomas Paine's popularity in 1776 after publishing "Common Sense" and his reputational decline after the American Revolution. This virtual program was hosted by the Smithsonian Associates. Sponsor: Smithsonian Associates
Topics: paine, tom paine, england, france, philadelphia, britain, washington, london, pennsylvania, new...
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Authorized in 1776 by the Continental Congress, the 2nd Canadian Regiment was the first national unit in the American Army. Author Holly Mayer described the role of "Congress's Own" in the American Revolution. The Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia hosted this virtual program. Sponsor: Museum of the American Revolution
Topics: hazen, canada, continental, hawkins, washington, pennsylvania, philadelphia, moses hazen, albany,...
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Mike Duncan talked about the Marquis de Lafayette and his role in the American and French Revolutions. The Strand Book Store hosted this online program. Sponsor: Strand Bookstore
Topics: lafayette, washington, france, paris, rome, john adams, jefferson, vernon, duncan, mike duncan,...
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During the American Revolution, not all colonists wanted nor fought for independence from England. Early American historians discussed the legacy of loyalists and examine why some wanted to remain British citizens. This online program was hosted by Revolutionary Spaces in Boston. Sponsor: Revolutionary Spaces
Topics: patrick, eileen, new york, boston, susie, new england, shirley eustis, massachusetts, shirley,...
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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Gordon Wood examined the political debates that surrounded the creation of the U.S. Constitution. He was joined in discussion by other panelists who explored the legacy of the American Revolution and the relevance of the Founding Fathers in the 21st century. The Constitution Center in Philadelphia hosted this program. Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Topics: washington, virginia, gordon, jefferson, scotland, franklin, england, philadelphia, wilson,...
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Messiah University professor John Fea taught a class on 18th century enlightenment movement, which included principles of natural rights, reason, and self-improvement. He also explored the relationship between religion and the enlightenment and how it differed in America and in Europe. Sponsor: Messiah College
Topics: virginia, jackson, benjamin franklin, locke, jefferson, france, england, new england, ben franklin,...
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Author Eric Jay Dolin provided a history of piracy in the Americas in the 17th and 18th centuries. This talk was part of the University of Mary Washington's "Great Lives" lecture series in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Sponsor: University of Mary Washington
Topics: pirates, blackbeard, charleston, caribbean, jamaica, marblehead, boston, england, madagascar,...
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Baylor University professor Thomas Kidd taught a class on the first Great Awakening in the Americas, a period in mid-18th century of Christian revitalization that swept through the colonies. He explained how the Salem witch trials and the decline of Puritanism lead to an era of traveling preachers, such as George Whitefield, and an emphasis on evangelism. Sponsor: Baylor University
Topics: new england, england, edwards, france, britain, boston, whitefield, puritans, salem, franklin,...
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Notre Dame University professor Laurel Daen taught a class about how disability was defined after the American Revolution and how federal laws impacted disabled people. Sponsor: University of Notre Dame
Topics: lydia, dalton, massachusetts, virginia, juris, delaware, england, continental, north carolina,...
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Historian Hannah Farber described the role of American maritime insurers during the American Revolution through the early 19th century. She talked about how they helped the U.S. negotiate foreign loans, create the first national bank and codify commercial law. The Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, Connecticut hosted this virtual event. Sponsor: Mark Twain House and Museum
Topics: boston, new york, hannah, hartford, alexander hamilton, london, philadelphia, american, samuel...
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Kimberly Ivey and historical interpreter Audrey Biser gave a tour of the Governor's Palace in Williamsburg, Virginia, and spoke about the role of the royal governor and the beginning of the American Revolution.Lord Dunmore resided in the Governor's Palace as the royal governor of Virginia from 1771 until he fled the city on June 8, 1775. Ms. Biser also showed the rooms Lord Dunmore's family occupied and spoke about the events leading up to his departure. Sponsor: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Topics: virginia, dunmore, england, williamsburg, patrick henry, thomas jefferson, china
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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Gordon Wood examined the political debates that surrounded the creation of the U.S. Constitution. He was joined in discussion by other panelists who explored the legacy of the American Revolution and the relevance of the Founding Fathers in the 21st century. The Constitution Center in Philadelphia hosted this program. Sponsor: National Constitution Center
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Messiah University professor John Fea taught a class on 18th century enlightenment movement, which included principles of natural rights, reason, and self-improvement. He also explored the relationship between religion and the enlightenment and how it differed in America and in Europe. Sponsor: Messiah College
Topics: virginia, jackson, benjamin franklin, locke, jefferson, france, england, new england, ben franklin,...
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Author Eric Jay Dolin provided a history of piracy in the Americas in the 17th and 18th centuries. This talk was part of the University of Mary Washington's "Great Lives" lecture series in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Sponsor: University of Mary Washington
Topics: pirates, blackbeard, charleston, caribbean, jamaica, marblehead, boston, england, madagascar,...
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Baylor University professor Thomas Kidd taught a class on the first Great Awakening in the Americas, a period in mid-18th century of Christian revitalization that swept through the colonies. He explained how the Salem witch trials and the decline of Puritanism lead to an era of traveling preachers, such as George Whitefield, and an emphasis on evangelism. Sponsor: Baylor University
Topics: new england, england, edwards, france, britain, boston, whitefield, puritans, salem, franklin,...
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Notre Dame University professor Laurel Daen taught a class about how disability was defined after the American Revolution and how federal laws impacted disabled people. Sponsor: University of Notre Dame
Topics: lydia, dalton, massachusetts, virginia, juris, delaware, england, continental, north carolina,...
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Historian Hannah Farber described the role of American maritime insurers during the American Revolution through the early 19th century. She talked about how they helped the U.S. negotiate foreign loans, create the first national bank and codify commercial law. The Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, Connecticut hosted this virtual event. Sponsor: Mark Twain House and Museum
Topics: boston, alexander hamilton, philadelphia, new york, hartford, tunis, france, london, samuel smith,...
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Kimberly Ivey and historical interpreter Audrey Biser gave a tour of the Governor's Palace in Williamsburg, Virginia, and spoke about the role of the royal governor and the beginning of the American Revolution.Lord Dunmore resided in the Governor's Palace as the royal governor of Virginia from 1771 until he fled the city on June 8, 1775. Ms. Biser also showed the rooms Lord Dunmore's family occupied and spoke about the events leading up to his departure. Sponsor: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Gordon Wood examined the political debates that surrounded the creation of the U.S. Constitution. He was joined in discussion by other panelists who explored the legacy of the American Revolution and the relevance of the Founding Fathers in the 21st century. The Constitution Center in Philadelphia hosted this program. Sponsor: National Constitution Center
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Messiah University professor John Fea taught a class on 18th century enlightenment movement, which included principles of natural rights, reason, and self-improvement. He also explored the relationship between religion and the enlightenment and how it differed in America and in Europe. Sponsor: Messiah College
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Author Eric Jay Dolin provided a history of piracy in the Americas in the 17th and 18th centuries. This talk was part of the University of Mary Washington's "Great Lives" lecture series in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Sponsor: University of Mary Washington
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Baylor University professor Thomas Kidd taught a class on the first Great Awakening in the Americas, a period in mid-18th century of Christian revitalization that swept through the colonies. He explained how the Salem witch trials and the decline of Puritanism lead to an era of traveling preachers, such as George Whitefield, and an emphasis on evangelism. Sponsor: Baylor University
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Notre Dame University professor Laurel Daen taught a class about how disability was defined after the American Revolution and how federal laws impacted disabled people. Sponsor: University of Notre Dame
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Historian Hannah Farber described the role of American maritime insurers during the American Revolution through the early 19th century. She talked about how they helped the U.S. negotiate foreign loans, create the first national bank and codify commercial law. The Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, Connecticut hosted this virtual event. Sponsor: Mark Twain House and Museum
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Kimberly Ivey and historical interpreter Audrey Biser gave a tour of the Governor's Palace in Williamsburg, Virginia, and spoke about the role of the royal governor and the beginning of the American Revolution.Lord Dunmore resided in the Governor's Palace as the royal governor of Virginia from 1771 until he fled the city on June 8, 1775. Ms. Biser also showed the rooms Lord Dunmore's family occupied and spoke about the events leading up to his departure. Sponsor: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Gordon Wood examined the political debates that surrounded the creation of the U.S. Constitution. He was joined in discussion by other panelists who explored the legacy of the American Revolution and the relevance of the Founding Fathers in the 21st century. The Constitution Center in Philadelphia hosted this program. Sponsor: National Constitution Center
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Messiah University professor John Fea taught a class on 18th century enlightenment movement, which included principles of natural rights, reason, and self-improvement. He also explored the relationship between religion and the enlightenment and how it differed in America and in Europe. Sponsor: Messiah College
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Author Eric Jay Dolin provided a history of piracy in the Americas in the 17th and 18th centuries. This talk was part of the University of Mary Washington's "Great Lives" lecture series in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Sponsor: University of Mary Washington
Topics: pirates, caribbean, jamaica, charleston, blackbeard, boston, buccaneers, england, madagascar,...
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