Ben Franklin's World: A Podcast About Early American History

072 The American Civil War

March 8, 201645 min
The American Civil War took place over 150 years ago.

The war claimed over 600,000 American lives and its legacy affects the way present-day Americans view civil rights and race relations.

The Civil War stands as an important, watershed event in United States history, which is why in today’s episode we will discuss the event with Civil War historian Ari Kelman, the McCabe Greer Professor of History at the Pennsylvania State University.

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