Dawn of Freedom toPresent - American History - Professor Holloway - Lecture 2 of 25 - Video-lecture

Video-lecture, American History

Description: In this lecture, Professor Holloway gives a brief summary of what was happening indecades leading up toCivil War, includingMissouri Compromise,Dred Scott decision, and John Brown's raid at Harpers Ferry. He discussesCivil War, focusing specifically onEmancipation Proclamation andConscription Acts of 1863. Professor Holloway spendsduration oflecture focusing onlabor and racial tensions that led toNew York City draft riots and their aftermath.crucible ofCivil War, he argues, gives a very clear picture of what it means to be a citizen and what it means to be American. Professor Holloway then gives specific examples of how citizenship was linked to freedom, how freedom was linked to race, and howtensions between these linkages produced extreme violence Show more
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University: Yale University (CT)