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George H. Smith

George H. Smith was formerly Senior Research Fellow for the Institute for Humane Studies, a lecturer on American History for Cato Summer Seminars, and Executive Editor of Knowledge Products. Smith's fourth and most recent book, The System of Liberty, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2013.

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Was Thomas Jefferson a Plagiarist?

featuring George H. Smith on Aug 13, 2014

Jefferson drew on a rich intellectual tradition when he drafted the Declaration of Independence. But did he draw directly from contemporary works, as well?

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The Boston Massacre

featuring George H. Smith on Oct 1, 2014

George H. Smith continues his look at the events leading up to the American Revolution by telling the story of the Boston Massacre.

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The Boston Tea Party

featuring George H. Smith on Oct 15, 2014

The British response to the Boston Tea Party stiffened American resolve for revolution. George Smith tells the story of that event.