AMH 2010: 2/25/14 Meeting #21
The Reform Impulse: Or, What were some of the
Other Ways that the Finney Revivalists Tried to
Exert Moral Authority?
Social Control and Individual Responsibility
Moral Free Agency, tried to improve individual morality,
Imagine that you have just been named the Wilson G. Bradshaw Distinguished Lecturer in
American History at Florida Gulf Coast University. In exchange for a handsome honorarium,
you have been asked to deliver a series of lecturessay three
Colonial Interactions with Indians, Africans, and Witches
September 11, 2015
American history is ultimately the recollection and reflection of interactions among the
people who called this country home. Long before English sett
Prior to the Civil War, the North housed free black communities, where although not
bound by the terrors of slavery, discrimination and racial prejudice remained prominent. On the
other hand, Southern society depended on slavery and African American labor
04/01/14 AMH 2010: Meeting #23
The Beginning of Modernity: Or, When and How did
Our Ancestors Become Us?
A Little More about Trains
One of the things this meant was that many
people spent their whole life a few miles from
where they were born. Addition
AMH 2010: Meeting #14 2/20/14
THE HORRID & UNNATURAL REBELLION OF
DANIEL SHAYS: Or, How did Shayss Rebellion
connect the Politics, Economics, Social Relations,
& Culture of the earliest years of the Republic?
Calling it unnatural meant to cal
AMH 2010: Meeting #8
QUESTIONING AUTHORITY, PART II: Or, What
did Changes over time in Sex and Family Ways
Have to do with the Coming of the Revolution?
I. Sex and Social Change
-The late 1620s, young man Thomas Grazer was executed after
having sex with a
AMH 2010: Interpretive Essay to accompany Meeting #3
*Asterisks & bold type indicate a corresponding PowerPoint slide.
*Slavery in the New World: Or, How did this Institution Evolve?
*I. Overview: Background to New World Slavery
II. Black Majority
AMH 2010: Meeting #9
Anglicization: Or, What did the British Empire and
Colonial Identity Have to do with the Coming of the
Race, Slavery, and Freedom
Chattel Slavery- Slavery was fluid and changeable
and socially constructed. And
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Manifest Destiny- the 19th-century
doctrine or belief that the expansion of the
US throughout the American continents
was both justified and inevitable.