Foundations of the American Republic: America’s Founding Document

06 Feb 2017

Our series begins with the Declaration of Independence. This credo of American Exceptionalism was a spur to the Revolutionaries in 19th century Europe, the upheavals of 1820-21, 1830-31, and the 1848 Springtime of Nations. The marvelous aspect here, America did not send a soldier or a dime. Just a document.

About the Presenter Mark Albertson is the historical research editor at Army Aviation magazine and is a long-time member of the United States Naval Institute. In addition, Mark teaches history at Norwalk Community College. His courses include: World War I and Iraq: Creation of Colonialism; A History, Vietnam; A History, World War I; The Turning Points of World War II; The Great Patriotic War: The Titanic Clash Between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union; and American Empire: Grand Republic to Corporate State. In May 2005, Mark was presented with a General Assembly Citation by both houses of the state legislature in Hartford for his effort in commemorating the centennial of battleship Connecticut.

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