The Age of Jackson

These videos and podcasts by eminent scholars, master teachers, and other speakers open a variety of ways to explore American history. The presentations range from two- or three-minute interview clips to hour-long lectures. Whether you watch them in class, assign them to your students for homework, or download them to your iPod for a long road trip, each one can give you new insight into the past.

Redeeming Martin Van Buren

Speaker(s): Ted Widmer

The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party

Speaker(s): Michael F. Holt

Multimedia from Other Sub-Eras

Lincoln and Jacksonian Democracy

Speaker(s): Sean Wilentz

A Man for All Seasons: Lincoln in Spain

Speaker(s): Carolyn Boyd

Abraham Lincoln and the English Imagination

Speaker(s): Adam I. P. Smith

Abraham Lincoln in Germany and Italy

Speaker(s): Eugenio Biagini

Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life

Speaker(s): Richard Carwardine

Abraham Lincoln’s Inaugural Journey

Speaker(s): Harold Holzer

Comments on Lincoln Lectures

Speaker(s): Patricia Clavin

Great Biographies: African American Athletes

Speaker(s): Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Harriet Beecher Stowe: Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Speaker(s): David S. Reynolds

Learning from Lincoln

Speaker(s): Lewis E. Lehrman

Lincoln and Black Abolitionists

Speaker(s): Manisha Sinha

Lincoln and Ireland

Speaker(s): Kevin Kenny

Lincoln and Race

Speaker(s): James Oakes

Lincoln at Peoria

Speaker(s): Lewis E. Lehrman

Lincoln, Slavery, and Race

Speaker(s): Ira Berlin

Lincoln’s Family and Childhood

Speaker(s): Catherine Clinton

Lincoln’s Religion

Speaker(s): Richard Carwardine

Lincoln’s Views on Slavery

Speaker(s): Allen C. Guelzo

Many Lincolns: His Changing Image

Speaker(s): Andrew Delbanco

No Party Now: Politics in the Civil War North

Speaker(s): Adam I. P. Smith

Slavery and the Early American Economy

Speaker(s): Edward L. Ayers

The American West: A Work in Progress

Speaker(s): Patricia Limerick

The European Image of Lincoln

Speaker(s): Harold Holzer

The Post-Revolutionary Generation

Speaker(s): Joyce Appleby