Turning Points in American History - DVD, digital video course

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Turning Points in American History - DVD, digital video course

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Relive the most groundbreaking moments in the story of the United States of America with Turning Points in American History. These 48 lectures by masterful historian and Professor Edward T. O'Donnell offer a different perspective on the sweeping narrative of U.S. history. Spanning the arrival of the first English colonists to the chaos of the Civil War to the birth of the computer age and beyond, this course is a captivating tour of those moments in the story of America after which the nation would never be the same again.
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I have completed 70 courses and without a doubt Professor O'Donnell is among the best instructors you'll find – entertaining, quick-paced, highly organized. In Turning Points of American History, every lecture begins with a story, then an outline of the points to be covered, and closes with a summary of why it represents a turning point. The course is a well-researched mix of the usual suspects (1776, Antietam, Watergate) plus insightful unexpected choices (baseball, National Parks, hookworm). This series will inform you, entertain you, and make you a better citizen. I can't wait for his new series on the gilded age and the progressive era.
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