Presented by Mark Grimsley, Associate Professor of History, at the Clio Society meeting, May 2012.
Extremism in American political life led to the extreme actions that caused the Civil War. The Civil War challenged the idea that America was an "unbreakable union," as that union was torn asunder. Could the extremism that seems to characterize our politics today similarly tear our union asunder? During this, the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, Professor Mark Grimsley reflects upon the War's continuing significance in American political life.
Presented by Josiah Ober, Stanford University, at the Center for Historical Research, Department of History at The Ohio State University on February 28, 2014.
The eHistory MultiMedia Course Projects were developed by students in Professor Judy Wu's History course 525 in 2008 and 2009. This project studies the efforts and affects of the social hygiene movement during World War I along with how the movement influenced the movement for sexual hygiene in World War I.
In March 2017 Nevada became the first state in 40 years to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment—a provision written to address discrimination on the basis of sex. Now, in an atmosphere of renewed national attention on issues affecting women, this proposed amendment could be just two states short of addition to the United States Constitution. Explore the long history of the ERA with hosts Jessica Blissit and Brenna Miller as they speak with three historians: Kimberly Hamlin, Susan Hartmann, and Katherine Marino.
On this episode of History Talk, hosts Patrick Potyondy and Mark Sokolsy sit down with Donald Hempson, Lauren Henry, and Chris Otter to discuss the history of the European Union, an organization that has united Europeans in ways that were almost unthinkable a century ago. Today, the EU faces an unprecedented combination of challenges, including a lingering economic crisis, a massive influx of migrants, and the specter of terrorism.
Keynote Address of "Remembering D-Day: A 70th Anniversary Commemoration" at the Department of History, The Ohio State University, delivered by Williamson Murray, academic program fellow at the Potomac Institute and Professor Emeritus of History at Ohio State, June 2014. This talk explores the alternate options open to the Allies on the eve of D-Day and how different decisions could have influenced the outcome of the invasion, as well as the war itself.