June 1, 1983 Video Collection

American History with George H. Smith, Part Two

Libertarianism.org is proud to present George H. Smith’s lecture series on American history, given at Dartmouth College in 1983 at one of the first Cato Summer Seminars. Smith provides an intellectual history of the founding and development of the United States from the Declaration of Independence to the Progressive Era.

In the second part of this series, Smith lectures on the Articles and Confederation, the Constitution, and the time period leading up to the Civil War.

George H. Smith was formerly Senior Research Fellow for the Institute for Humane Studies and Executive Editor of Knowledge Products. Smith’s fourth book, The System of Liberty, is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press.