Great Courses: Turning Points in American History

Thursday, March 23

10:00 am - 11:30 am


Thursday, March 23 from 10:00 to 11:30am. Village Center. No registration required. Turning Points in American History is your chance to relive the most powerful and groundbreaking moments in the fascinating story of the United States of America with Professor Edward T. O’Donnell of College of the Holy Cross. After each DVD lecture there will be a brief discussion period. After each DVD lecture there will be a brief discussion period.

March 23 Lectures:

1789: Samuel Slater – The Industrial Revolution. Slater’s introduction of cotton mill technology in 1789 unleashed the Industrial Revolution.

1800: Peaceful Transfer – The Election of 1800. One of the dirtiest presidential elections in U.S. history between Jefferson and Burr led to the first peaceful transfer of power between rival political parties in modern history.

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