Maya Rook, a historian, artist, and adjunct instructor with Southern New Hampshire University, provides critical insight into the "Origins of the Witch Trials in Europe." Fun fact: she is the direct descendant of a confessed witch from the Salem witch trials!
LauriAnn Deaver presents "The Mormon Response to the 1976 Teton Dam Collapse"
Katherine Perrotta presents "Nineteenth Century Rosa Parks: The Legacy of Antebellum Civil Rights Activist Elizabeth Jennings."
Dr. Joe Faykosh presents "A Party in Peril: Franklin Roosevelt, the Democratic Party, and the Circular Letter of 1924"
Dr. Ryan Tripp presents "Ancient Settled and Established Constitution:" Enlightened Commentaries on the Narragansett Ancient Constitution by Matthew Robinson, Esq.
Patrick Callaway is a doctoral student at the University of Maine and an instructor at Southern New Hampshire University. This presentation was recorded to commemorate Constitution Day. In this presentation, recorded for Constitution Day 2017, Prof. Callaway discusses the origins of the United States Constitution, analyzes some of its important clauses, and the diverse responses to the Constitutions among the American people. He also draws some connections between the Constitution and contemporary political and social issues.
In this presentation, Prof. Callaway references James H. Hutson, "The Creation of the Constitution: Scholarship at a Standstill," Reviews in American History 12:4 (Dec., 1984), 463-477. URL http://www.jstor.org/stable/2701897.
Prof. Callaway can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This started out as a correction to an error in a previous episode. It grew into something much larger. There is no interview here. Instead, Rob tells the story of the massacre of Chinese workers near Chico, California, in 1877.
Rob Denning can be reached at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/FilibusterHist.
Secondary sources used in this episode: Sucheng Chan, This Bittersweet Soil: The Chinese in California Agriculture, 1860-1910 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1986). Andrew Gyory, Closing the Gate: Race, Politics, and the Chinese Exclusion Act (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998). Jean Pfaelzer, Driven Out: The Forgotten War against Chinese Americans (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008).
SNHU's very own instructor, Everett Dague, recorded a podcast for all of you just in time for Halloween! The story involves not only a missing man, but how Everett came to research the topic and why it is so important for us to do our own research! Come and give it a listen!