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    Learning from the Founding Fathers

    Historian and bestselling author Joseph Ellis looked at how the Founding Fathers can provide wisdom for navigating today’s society. The U.S. Capitol Historical Society hosted this online…

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    American Military in the Revolutionary War

    Baylor University Professor Julie Anne Sweet taught a class on the American military during the Revolutionary War, including a look at the equipment and capabilities of both the Continental…

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    Hero of Two Worlds - The Marquis de Lafayette in the Age of Revolution

    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.

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    Power in Antebellum Slave Societies

    University of Maryland Professor Christopher Bonner taught a class about the concept of “power” in antebellum slave societies. He explored the different ways owners and enslaved people…

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    Western Lands Before and After the American Revolution

    University of Utah Professor Eric Hinderaker taught a class about western settlement before, during and after the American Revolution. Using the Kentucky territory as an example, he…

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    Colonial Diplomacy and the Iroquois Confederacy

    Gettysburg College Professor Timothy Shannon taught a class on Colonial-era diplomatic ties between the Iroquois Confederacy of the eastern Great Lakes region and European settlers. He…

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    The American Revolution, 1775-76

    Kutztown University Professor Michael Gabriel taught a class about military engagements during the American Revolution from April 1775 to July 1776. He highlighted the Battle of Bunker…

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    Preamble of the Declaration of Independence

    Clemson University Professor C. Bradley Thompson taught a class about the preamble of the Declaration of Independence. Examining it line by line, he talked about the “self-evident” truths…

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    The Words That Made Us

    Yale University Law and Political Science Professor Akhil Reed Amar recounted the biggest questions and concerns that American citizens had regarding the Constitution after it was ratified.…

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    Salem Witch Trials and the Great Awakening

    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…

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    Blood and Treasure

    Bob Drury and Tom Clavin explored America’s westward expansion through the eyes of Daniel Boone. This was a virtual event hosted by Watermark Books in Wichita, Kansas.

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    Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Brigham Young University Professor Jay Buckley taught a class about Lewis and Clark’s expedition across the American West after the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. Also known as the Corps of…

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    Jefferson and the Federalists in Washington, D.C.

    U.S. Capitol Historical Society Chief Historian William “Chuck” diGiacomantonio discussed the tumultuous interactions between Democratic-Republican President Thomas Jefferson and Federalist…

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    Colonial Williamsburg Governor's Palace

    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…

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    The Bible and the American Revolution

    Vanderbilt Divinity School professor James Byrd explored references to the Bible during the American Revolution. He spoke at a symposium on the Bible and its influence on the founding of…

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    The Bible and the Founding of the American Constitutional Republic

    American University public affairs professor Daniel Dreisbach talked about the Bible and the founding of the American constitutional republic. He was one of the speakers at a symposium on…

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    Benjamin Franklin's Faith

    Baylor University History professor Thomas Kidd talked about Ben Franklin’s faith. He was one of the speakers at a symposium hosted by the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., which…

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    The Bible and the Founding of America Roundtable

    Historians discussed the Bible and its influence on the founding of America at a symposium hosted by the Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC.

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    Historian Joanne Freeman on Alexander Hamilton

    The National Council for History Education moved their conference online due to the coronavirus outbreak. This session featured Yale University History and American Studies professor Joanne Freeman,…

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    Alexander Hamilton's Views on National Debt

    Professor Robert Wright talked about Alexander Hamilton’s views on national debt and imagined how the Founding Father would address U.S. debt in the 21st century.

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