Working Historians
Constitution Day 2018 - Presented by Karen Webb

Constitution Day 2018 - Presented by Karen Webb

September 17, 2018

The Working Historians podcast "History Soundbites presents a special Constitution Day 2018 episode with historian Karen Webb.

Maya Rook presents “The Origins of the Witch Trials in Europe”

Maya Rook presents “The Origins of the Witch Trials in Europe”

August 4, 2018

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”

LauriAnn Deaver presents “The Mormon Response to the 1976 Teton Dam Collapse”

May 16, 2018

LauriAnn Deaver presents "The Mormon Response to the 1976 Teton Dam Collapse"

Katherine Perrotta presents “19th Century Rosa Parks: Civil Rights Activist Elizabeth Jennings”

Katherine Perrotta presents “19th Century Rosa Parks: Civil Rights Activist Elizabeth Jennings”

April 20, 2018

Katherine Perrotta presents "Nineteenth Century Rosa Parks: The Legacy of Antebellum Civil Rights Activist Elizabeth Jennings."

Dr. Joe Faykosh presents “A Party in Peril: The Democratic Party and the Circular Letter of 1924″

Dr. Joe Faykosh presents “A Party in Peril: The Democratic Party and the Circular Letter of 1924″

March 21, 2018

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: The Narragansett”

Dr. Ryan Tripp presents “Ancient Settled and Established Constitution: The Narragansett”

January 31, 2018

Dr. Ryan Tripp presents "Ancient Settled and Established Constitution:" Enlightened Commentaries on the Narragansett Ancient Constitution by Matthew Robinson, Esq.

History Soundbites: Constitution Day Edition with Patrick Callaway

History Soundbites: Constitution Day Edition with Patrick Callaway

November 16, 2017

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 p.callaway@snhu.edu.

Filibustering History Soundbite - Rob Denning Presents the Lemm Ranch Murders

Filibustering History Soundbite - Rob Denning Presents the Lemm Ranch Murders

March 13, 2017

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 snhuhistory@gmail.com or r.denning@snhu.edu. 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).

History Soundbites: Halloween Edition with Everett Dague

History Soundbites: Halloween Edition with Everett Dague

January 25, 2017

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!

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