Teaching American History Presents

by TeachingAmericanHistory.org

Teaching American History Presents is the official podcast of TeachingAmericanHistory.org, and features audio archives of our Saturday Webinars and Documents in Detail series, providing teachers and students with original documents-based discussions of the people, eras, events, and ideas that define American history, government, and civics. 

Podcast episodes

  • The Pacificus-Helvidius Debate

    The Pacificus-Helvidius Debate

    This is the first of three podcasts that explores the evolution of America from a small and relatively weak post-colonial republic to a nation debating the virtues of gaining and maintaining an empire. In this episode, we focus o...

    01:00:27
  • Federalism

    Federalism

    Join our scholars on a Saturday morning for a moderated conversation about interposition and the ways in which it can complicate the relationship between state and federal governments.Today's question: To what extent does the U.S....

    01:20:01
  • Political Parties: The Progressive Party Platform of 1912

    Political Parties: The Progressive Party Platform of 1912

    In honor of the upcoming congressional elections, join us for the second of two free professional development webinars that explore how American political parties transformed from the feared "factions" of the Founding Era to the i...

    01:00:09
  • Coming to Terms with John F. Kennedy, an interview with Stephen Knott

    Coming to Terms with John F. Kennedy, an interview with Stephen Knott

    Join our Senior Fellow, David Tucker, as he discusses MAHG faculty member Stephen Knott's new book, Coming to Terms with John F. Kennedy.

    01:00:29
  • The 14th Amendment - A New Founding?

    The 14th Amendment - A New Founding?

    Join our scholars for a moderated conversation about the 14th Amendment and the role it has played in American history. Our question: "Did the 14th Amendment fulfill the promise of the Declaration or was it a new founding?"Teachi...

    01:16:47