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Hidden In Plain Sight: American Indians and the American Master Narrative

American Indians are often left out of the traditional American Narrative. Lisa Emmerich reveals the covering up of the dark history between Native Americans and Europeans. The lack of basic rights…

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Russia 1917: Why Did Tsarism Collapse and the Bolsheviks Come to Power?

Dr. Donald J. Raleigh Faculty, History Department University of North Carolina The basic facts of the Russian Revolution are widely known. Tsar Nicholas was ousted – and he and his family…

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The Supreme Court, the Slaughter-House Cases, and the Retreat from Reconstruction

Dr. Michael Ross, History Professor, University of Maryland In this lecture, Dr. Michael Ross tackles a long-standing debate of whether the U.S. Supreme Court intentionally undermined…

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Understanding Thomas Jefferson

Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed and Dr. Peter Onuf Co-Authors, "The Most Blessed of Patriarchs: The Worlds of Thomas Jefferson" This Constitution Day presentation features two world-renowned…

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The Destruction of Slavery in the Civil War

Dr. James Oakes Faculty, City University of New York Dr. Oakes is the author of the book, “Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865” (W.W. Norton,…

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