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Video: Carol Berkin on the 1790s and American Nationalism

May 18, 2017 by NCC Staff


Carol BerkinCarol Berkin, professor of history at City University of New York, discusses her new book, A Sovereign People, and explores how George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and John Adams navigated the nation through four major crises and caused the first stirrings of American nationalism.

Tom Donnelly, senior fellow in constitutional studies at the National Constitution Center, moderates.

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