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Midterm Time!

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On March 10, 2022
I’m teaching two courses this term–Civil War and US Labor History. It’s midterm day. Take these midterms. I will be grading them. No curve! HISTORY 365 MIDTERM, SPRING 2022 (for LGM readers, we are basically at the end of 1863, though there’s a lot of topical lectures within the war section of the course so […]
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I Repeat Myself When Under Stress

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On February 22, 2021
I’m giving a virtual public talk on labor history Thursday evening at 6 eastern for the Rhode Island Historical Society that uses the Brown and Sharpe Strike here in the 1980s as a entrypoint into a broader discussion of the decline of the labor movement in the late 20th century. It’s open to the public […]
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Above: Strikers in Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1949 While right-wing states are freaking out about the new AP standards (never mind that this year’s AP US History DBQ was on the rise of the conservative movement), Connecticut has now passed a bill encouraging the teaching of labor history in the state’s classrooms, albeit with a caveat to […]
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