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This podcast discusses the post Civil War Reconstruction period. It includes discussion of the goals of the period, the problems and its legacy. Covered are Lincoln's Ten Percent Plan, the Reconstruction Act, Thirteenth and Fourteenth Amendments to the Constitution, and vocabulary including black codes, scalawag, home rule and redemption.
This podcast reviews some key ideas about the issue of slavery and the expansion west as well as the Civil War. The discussion reviews the definitions of market revolution, and manifest destiny while covering the purposes of the Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850 and popular sovereignty in the Kansas Nebraska Act. Key events in the Civil War are also discussed including the Emancipation Proclamation, and Gettysburg. The discussion concludes with a review of the results of the Civil War.
Understanding geography is a big part of learning history. Cultures develop due to different climates and geographical features. Also, the political entities are always something we study. Geography is not always one of our favorite subjects because we have to memorize! Thanks to Yakko for this cute little song which can help us review the names of some countries. We found this on www.5min.com
This is a short review podcast discussing some key facts about the Reform Era following the War of 1812. Topics include the Abolition, Temperance, and women's rights initiatives. Important people of the period include Dorothea Dix, William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, as well as others! The Second Great Awakening and religious revival facilitates the focus on the individual and needed reforms.
The first empires included the Middle and New Kingdoms in Egypt, as well as the Kush kings in Nubia. This podcast reviews these first empires including the Assyrians, the Persian Empire established by King Cyrus the Great and his successor King Darius, and the Qin Dynasty in China. The first emperor of China, Shi Huangdi and his legalistic autoctratic government is also reviewed. These early civilizations became empires as they expanded and conquered other lands.
This podcast discusses the economic differences of the north and south after the War of 1812, and the beginnings of industrialization, nullification and sectionalism. Increased nationalism is also discussed with the examples of the Monroe Doctrine and Gibbons v Ogden. Jacksonian Democracy is covered as well as Jacksons role in the Indian Removal Act and National Bank controversy.