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Turning Points in American History with Tom Brown (YH)
November 6, 2015 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In this lecture, Bridgewater State history professor Tom Brown will explore how the War of 1812 – a war nearly lost by the United States – led to subsequent revolutions in industry and transportation. Motivated by a close call with defeat, as well as a series of timely technological breakthroughs, our countrymen were able to knit together previously disconnected regions of the American continent into one enormous economy.