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Biography of America, A

A Biography of America presents history not simply as a series of irrefutable facts to be memorized, but as a living narrative. Prominent historians -- Donald L. Miller, Pauline Maier, Louis P. Masur, Waldo E. Martin, Jr., Douglas Brinkley, and Virginia Scharff -- present America's story as something that is best understood from a variety of perspectives. Thought-provoking debates and lectures encourage critical analysis of the forces that have shaped America. First-person narratives, photos, film footage, and documents reveal the human side of American history -- how historical figures affected events, and the impact of these events on citizens' lives.

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Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 - 4:00 AM    "Slavery" While the North develops an industrial economy and culture, the South develops a slave culture and economy, and the great rift between the regions becomes unbreachable. Professor Masur looks at the human side of the history of the mid-1800s by sketching a portrait of the lives of slave and master.. D
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Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 - 4:00 AM "Slavery" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Jul 6, 2018 - 4:00 AM "Coming of the Civil War" (IDAHO)
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Monday, Jul 9, 2018 - 4:00 AM "Civil War" (IDAHO)
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Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 - 4:00 AM "Reconstruction" (IDAHO)
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Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 - 4:00 AM "America at Its Centennial" (IDAHO)
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Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 - 4:00 AM "Industrial Supremacy" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Jul 13, 2018 - 4:00 AM "New City" (IDAHO)
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Monday, Jul 16, 2018 - 4:00 AM "West" (IDAHO)
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Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 - 4:00 AM "Capital and Labor" (IDAHO)
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Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 - 4:00 AM "Tr and Wilson" (IDAHO)
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