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Filibuster in Nicaragua, Part 4: War in Nicaragua

U.S. HistoryWorld History

02/21/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton continues the story of William Walker and his hope of “Americanizing” Latin America.

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Filibuster in Nicaragua, Part 3: The Republic of Nicaragua

U.S. HistoryWorld History

02/14/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton continues the story of William Walker and his hope of “Americanizing” Latin America.

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Filibuster in Nicaragua, Part 2: Nicaragua Conquered

U.S. HistoryWorld History

02/07/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton continues the story of William Walker and his hope of “Americanizing” Latin America.

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Filibuster in Nicaragua, Part 1: William Walker’s First Failure

U.S. HistoryWorld History

01/31/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton tells the story of William Walker and his hope of “Americanizing” Latin America.

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Filibuster in Cuba, Part 2

U.S. HistoryWorld History

01/24/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton recounts Narciso López’s second attempt to overthrow Spanish rule in Cuba.

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Filibuster in Cuba, Part 1

U.S. HistoryWorld History

01/17/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton discusses revolutionary Narciso López and the American annexation of Cuba.

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Free State Kansas

U.S. History

01/10/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton discusses how the Kansas territory turned in favor of the Free State settlers.

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Dred Scott

Legal SystemU.S. History

01/03/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton discusses how the worst Supreme Court ruling of all time poured gasoline on the fire that was dividing a nation.

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The Election of 1856: A Victorious Defeat

U.S. History

12/27/2017Audio/Video
Chris Calton deconstructs the the Presidential election of 1856.

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The Pottawatomie Massacre

U.S. History

12/20/2017Audio/Video
In response to the Caning of Charles Sumner, radical John Brown took matters into his own hands by murdering five pro-slavery settlers.

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