In The Meaning of Freedom, the sixth e-seminar in the series Slavery and Emancipation, Professor Eric Foner explores the expectations and aspirations of freed blacks, the views of white Southerners, and the hopes of many Northerners in the years after the Civil War.
In The Civil-Rights Movement, the sixth of ten e-seminars in the series America Since 1945, historian Alan Brinkley discusses one of the most important social movements in twentieth-century American history. He analyzes the events that propelled and shaped the civil-rights movement, the growing national awareness of racial inequalities in America, and the social policies that were created in response to those inequalities.
In The Rise of the Right, the final e-seminar in the ten-part series America Since 1945, historian Alan Brinkley discusses the emergence of conservatism as a powerful political and cultural force in the United States during the past quarter-century.
CAHO features a growing collection of resources designed for students and teachers of American history. It includes 17 e-seminars taught by world-renowned Columbia University professors.
APIS is a multi-institutional project to create a digital library of documentary papyri and ostraka in U.S. collections; currently contains over 16,000 high-quality digital images.
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Harlem reminded novelist Claude McKay of his youth in Jamaica, says History's Winston James. McKay immediately fell in love with Harlem and from then on he depicted Harlem in a loving and romantic way, primarily writing about the lives of ordinary people.