The First Great Awakening (Full Lecture)

A look at America’s first great awakening as well as the rise of the enlightenment(s).

Colonial Pennsylvania and Maryland (Full Lecture)

Behold!  Attempts at religious freedom in two colonies.  Full lecture. Comments more than welcome.

Abraham Lincoln Timeline, 1809-1858

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.

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).

Procreative America: The Colonial Period (Full Lecture)

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

The New England Way (Full Lecture)

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

Why the American Civil War? (Full Lecture)

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… Read More