Abraham Lincoln Timeline, 1809-1858

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Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Brief Abraham Lincoln Timeline (1809-1858)

 

February 12, 1809: Lincoln born in Kentucky. (Born the same year as Karl Marx)

1816: The Lincolns moved to Indiana.

1818: Lincoln’s mother died.

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And, Don’t Forget Great Batman Art

So, several lectures posted. . . blog getting a little too heavy.  Therefore, time for a bit of Batman.  Here are some incredible pieces I found at Mondo (thanks to Adam Martin for letting me know about Mondo).

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Procreative America: The Colonial Period (Full Lecture)

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The best book on American population.

Why and how (not biology 1o1!) American English colonials had lots and lots and lots and lots of kids.  And, why having kids matters.

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The New England Way (Full Lecture)

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From National Geographic.

American Heritage lecture–the New England Way.  Why the Puritans matter.

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Why the American Civil War? (Full Lecture)

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Hello friends out there in the cyberworld, if you’re interested, here’s my introductory lecture to my semester-long, upper-level course, SECTIONALISM AND THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.

In this lecture, I go over the syllabus and books as well as discuss the five ways in which the Civil War changed America and the three primary reasons the war occurred.

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Intro to American History (Full Lecture)

 

 

Class mechanics and a look at the five migrations to English North America.

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Spring 2017 American Heritage Syllabus

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The true flag of the American Revolution.

American Heritage

H105; Spring 2017; Lane 125

MWF, 10:00-10:50, 11:00-11:50

Instructor: Dr. Bradley J. Birzer

 

Required Readings

  • Hillsdale College History Department, ed., American Heritage: A Reader
  • Secondary history text (via the bookstore)
  • A variety of handouts/email attachments; Joseph Addison, Cato: A Tragedy (Liberty Fund), pp. 5-99. Available at Online Library of Liberty.

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