History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Hello everyone from “History in 3 Minutes Podcast.” Welcome back! Today, let’s take a look at “The Civil War.” It began with events such as the election of 1800, the Confederacy, and the Secession. The election of 1800 divided the Democratic Party into a four-way race over the slavery issue. Abraham Lincoln (Republican Party) became […]

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

  Hello everyone from “History in 3 Minutes Podcast.” Welcome back! Today, let’s take a look at “The Crisis Deepens.” A dispute over slavery led to the Underground Railroad, Dred Scott case, and John Brown Raid. The Underground Railroad was a network of “safe houses” for those who were trying to escape slavery. This informal […]

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Hello everyone from “History in 3 Minutes Podcast.” Welcome back! Today, let’s take a look at “Manifest Destiny and the War with Mexico.” A dispute over land rights led to a war between Mexico and the United States. Beginning with the 1830’s, settlers moved west. Most citizens living in America believed in something called the […]

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Hello everyone from “History in 3 Minutes Podcast.” Welcome back! Today, let’s take a look at “The Reform Movement.” Church revivals and temperance groups were organized to help improve society. Women and African Americans organized themselves politically to fight for equal rights. During the Second Great Awakening (1795-1835) camp meetings were held by various religious […]

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Hello everyone from “History in 3 Minutes Podcast.” Welcome back! Today, let’s take a look at “Growing Division and Reform.” The practice of slavery was morally wrong and divisive for the nation. In 1819 the union consisted of 11 free states and 11 slave states. Tensions intensified when Missouri applied for statehood. The northern states […]

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Hello everyone from “History in 3 Minutes Podcast.” Welcome back! Today, let’s take a look at “A Growing Nation.” The building of the National Road (also known as the Cumberland Road) was the first major east-west highway in the United States built by the federal government between 1811 and 1838. The federal government funded about […]

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Hello everyone from “History in 3 Minutes Podcast.” Welcome back! Today, let’s take a look at the “War of 1812.” One of the events leading up to the War of 1812 was the routine kidnapping of American ships by the British. Once captured, the American sailors on the ships were forced to serve in the British […]

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Hello everyone from “History in 3 Minutes Podcast.” Welcome back! Today, let’s take a look at “Washington’s Farewell Speech.” Our first elected president, President George Washington, gave a farewell speech when he decided to not run for a third term. President Washington wanted to inspire and guide future generations. Washington’s farewell speech first appeared on […]

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Hello everyone from “History in 3 Minutes Podcast.” Welcome back! Today, let’s take a look at the “U.S. Constitution.” The Constitution is the most important document of the United States. The Constitution protects the right of each individual to govern themselves. In order to protect this right, each citizen needs to understand their rights and responsibilities. […]

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Hello everyone from “History in 3 Minutes Podcast.” Welcome back! Today, let’s take a look at “A New Constitution.” During this time, events leading up to the new constitution included debate and compromise, checks and balances, and an amendment procedure for future revisions. Every state, except Rhode Island, sent delegates to Philadelphia in May 1787 to […]