Tag Archives: American History

Universities in the Big Society

Where’s the best place to research the American Revolution? Boston, the urban crucible of resistance to British rule? Or Virginia, home to George Washington and Thomas Jefferson? Both have much to offer, but there’s also a wealth of material in … Continue reading

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Historian visits Cursed Earth

Brian Ireland writes for 2000AD Dr. Brian Ireland has written a short article for 2000AD about the epic Judge Dredd story ‘The Cursed Earth’. Brian is writing a book about movement and mobility in the United States, and is particularly … Continue reading

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News from the Classroom: Violence in America

Second Year Option: ‘Violence in America’ The United States of America is a violent country. On any average day in the U.S. there are 81 gun-related deaths. The murder rate for American men aged between 15 and 24 is 37 … Continue reading

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Barack Obama

First African-American President of the United States “If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; … Continue reading

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