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Survey of the social, political, economic and cultural transformations that took place in colonial North America and the US from the 15th through the 19th centuries.

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Survey of the social, political, economic and cultural transformations that took place in colonial North America and the US from the 15th through the 19th centuries.

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A very enjoyable introduction to American History

By fsg80 - Aug 02 2009
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Highly recommended for people who want to have an overview of American History and do not have time to do hard reading ((or do not feel like it). As a foreigner visiting the States for the first time, It helped me understand a bit more this country.

These were great

By RedAgs01 - Apr 22 2008
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I enjoyed these lectures and use some of the information to teach to my own jr. high students.

iTunes Ratings

14 Ratings
Average Ratings
7
3
1
1
2

A very enjoyable introduction to American History

By fsg80 - Aug 02 2009
Read more
Highly recommended for people who want to have an overview of American History and do not have time to do hard reading ((or do not feel like it). As a foreigner visiting the States for the first time, It helped me understand a bit more this country.

These were great

By RedAgs01 - Apr 22 2008
Read more
I enjoyed these lectures and use some of the information to teach to my own jr. high students.
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History 131

Latest release on Dec 14, 2007

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Survey of the social, political, economic and cultural transformations that took place in colonial North America and the US from the 15th through the 19th centuries.

Rank #1: War of 1812

Nov 08 2007

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Rank #2: Jamestown and Virginia

Sep 14 2007

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Rank #3: Empires in Conflict

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This lecture covers some of the major geopolitical events for the British colonies in the 18th century, including the wars of the 1730s-1760s and the colonists' growing discontent with Great Britain.

Oct 02 2007

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Rank #4: Federalist Era II

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Foreign policy of the 1790s; Alien and Sedition Acts; the fall of the Federalist Party.

Oct 26 2007

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Rank #5: Jacksonian Democracy (short lecture)

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This one's only about 50 minutes long and gets cut off at the end because my battery died. You didn't miss much.

Nov 16 2007

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Rank #6: Abolitionism/Manifest Destiny

Nov 17 2007

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Rank #7: Reform Movements (1830s)

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History and toddlers don't mix well. This is another short lecture, interrupted periodically by the strange antics of my daughter. Best of luck making sense out of this one...

Nov 16 2007

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Rank #8: The Market Revolution

Nov 10 2007

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Rank #9: 1780s

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This lecture deals with the Articles of Confederation period.

Oct 26 2007

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Rank #10: Jefferson's Era

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Nov 04 2007

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Civil War II

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Dec 14 2007

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Civil War I

Dec 14 2007

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Crisis of the 1850s (II)

Dec 05 2007

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Crisis of the 1850s (I)

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Dec 05 2007

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Mexican War/Southern Culture & Economy

Nov 25 2007

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Abolitionism/Manifest Destiny

Nov 17 2007

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Reform Movements (1830s)

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History and toddlers don't mix well. This is another short lecture, interrupted periodically by the strange antics of my daughter. Best of luck making sense out of this one...

Nov 16 2007

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Jacksonian Democracy (short lecture)

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This one's only about 50 minutes long and gets cut off at the end because my battery died. You didn't miss much.

Nov 16 2007

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The Market Revolution

Nov 10 2007

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War of 1812

Nov 08 2007

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Jefferson's Era

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Nov 04 2007

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Federalist Era II

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Foreign policy of the 1790s; Alien and Sedition Acts; the fall of the Federalist Party.

Oct 26 2007

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Federalist Era I

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Back again after a long layoff. Lecture deals with the domestic politics of the Federalist Era during the 1790s.

Oct 26 2007

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1780s

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This lecture deals with the Articles of Confederation period.

Oct 26 2007

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Empires in Conflict

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This lecture covers some of the major geopolitical events for the British colonies in the 18th century, including the wars of the 1730s-1760s and the colonists' growing discontent with Great Britain.

Oct 02 2007

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Jamestown and Virginia

Sep 14 2007

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Colonial Knowledge/French and English Ventures

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Lecture covers the sources of European "knowledge" about the Western hemispheric peoples; then addresses the particular features of French and English forays into North America.

Sep 14 2007

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New Spain

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The origins of European colonialism. Examination of the motives and processes that brought Spain into the western hemisphere.

Plus, I waste ten minutes at the start of class discussing the particularities of National Waffle Week and National Biscuit Month.

Sep 07 2007

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iTunes Ratings

14 Ratings
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2

A very enjoyable introduction to American History

By fsg80 - Aug 02 2009
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Highly recommended for people who want to have an overview of American History and do not have time to do hard reading ((or do not feel like it). As a foreigner visiting the States for the first time, It helped me understand a bit more this country.

These were great

By RedAgs01 - Apr 22 2008
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I enjoyed these lectures and use some of the information to teach to my own jr. high students.