Robert Kennedy's  United States History Class


United State History 1301
Colonial to the Civil War

Unit One
Formative Years
“History is a nightmare, from which I am trying to wake”
 – James Joyce

Unit Two
Revolutionary Years
“Lincoln once said that America was founded on a proposition that was written by Jefferson in 1776. We are really founded on an argument about what that proposition means.” 
--Joseph J. Ellis


Unit Three
Birth of a Nation
"Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint."
                                                                                    --Alexander Hamilton

All material use by permission from:

Keith Hughs, "Hip Hughs YouTube Channel", HipHughes History  (accessed Oct. 20, 2014).

"Office of the Historian." Office of the Historian. Accessed December 1, 2014.

Tom Richey, "Tom Richey: Learning, Delivered YouTube Channel",, (accessed Nov. 30, 2015).

Robert Sean Kennedy, "Lecture Notes",, United States History Course Website at South Texas College   (accessed Oct. 20, 2014).

US contributors, "U.S. History Pre-Columbia to the New Millennium", (accessed Oct. 20, 2014).

Wikibooks contributors, "US History," Wikibooks, The Free Textbook Project, (accessed Oct. 20, 2014).