Religion and Eighteenth-Century Revivalism

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.

In the Devil’s Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692

Speaker(s): Mary Beth Norton Duration: 57 minutes 52 seconds

Religion and Witchcraft in Colonial America

Speaker(s): John Demos Duration: 1 hour 54 seconds

Multimedia from Other Sub-Eras

The Real American Dream: A Meditation on Hope

Speaker(s): Andrew Delbanco Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes 8 seconds

Using Visual Images to Teach Colonial History

Speaker(s): Emily Clark Duration: 30 minutes 1 second