Early America Episodes

June 10, 2021

203. Planting the World of Plymouth Plantation with Dr. Carla Gardina…

Plymouth Plantation occupies a powerful place in American national memory. Think of the First Thanksgiving in 1621; Englishmen es…

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Jan. 21, 2021

193. Rifling through Washington's Receipts with Dr. Julie Miller

Take a receipt out of your pocket. What does it say about you? Receipts can tell us a lot about people and the world in which the…

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Dec. 3, 2020

186. Exploring New Frontiers in Early American History with Alexi Gar…

In the eighteenth century, Benjamin Franklin and other early Americans likened themselves to a rising people who were creating so…

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Oct. 15, 2020

180. Reading Letters by Early American Women with Kathryn Gehred

If you pull any decent history book off your shelf right now, odds are that it’s filled with quotes from letters, diaries, or acc…

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Oct. 8, 2020

179. Revitalizing Myaamia Language and Culture with George Ironstrack

In the eighteenth century, the Myaamia people inhabited what are now parts of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin. More common…

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July 16, 2020

167. Reconstructing the Indian World of George Washington with Colin …

Week 3 of our summer hiatus is another opportunity to bring you a fascinating look at early America courtesy of some of our recen…

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