The audio quality is pretty weak, and there are a few minutes of noise and confusion at the beginning. Apologies! I’ll do better on Monday. Regardless, my examination of Protestantism, liberalism, and, especially, republicanism in the 1760s and… Read More
Finishing the Awakenings and Enlightenment section, transitioning into the American Revolution. As we approach, a discussion on common law, natural rights, natural law, and James Otis. As John Adams later wrote, the entirety of the American Revolution began… Read More
A look at America’s first great awakening as well as the rise of the enlightenment(s).
Behold! Attempts at religious freedom in two colonies. Full lecture. Comments more than welcome.
Why and how (not biology 1o1!) American English colonials had lots and lots and lots and lots of kids. And, why having kids matters.
American Heritage lecture–the New England Way. Why the Puritans matter.
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;… Read More