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An audiobook production of "US History", an OpenStax textbook. This textbook provides an overview of American history, and is used widely in college-level History courses.

OpenStax textbooks and this podcast are offered under a Creative Commons license (CC-BY). Text available for free at openstax.org. Produced by Brian Barrick (www.openaudio.us).

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An audiobook production of "US History", an OpenStax textbook. This textbook provides an overview of American history, and is used widely in college-level History courses.

OpenStax textbooks and this podcast are offered under a Creative Commons license (CC-BY). Text available for free at openstax.org. Produced by Brian Barrick (www.openaudio.us).

    Chapter 22 - Age of Empire: American Foreign Policy, 1890-1914

    Chapter 22 - Age of Empire: American Foreign Policy, 1890-1914

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Chapter 21 - Leading the Way: The Progressive Movement, 1890-1920

    Chapter 21 - Leading the Way: The Progressive Movement, 1890-1920

    ⏳ TIME STAMPS:

    • 0:00:00 - Welcome

    • 0:00:36 - Introduction

    • 0:01:59 - The Origins of the Progressive Spirit in America (21.1)

    • 0:08:06 - Progressivism at the Grassroots Level (21.2)

    • 0:30:25 - New Voices for Women and African Americans (21.3)

    • 0:46:08 - Progressivism in the White House (21.4)

    • 1:11:31 - Credits

    📖ABOUT THE BOOK:

    An audiobook production of “US History,” an OpenStax textbook. This popular textbook is designed for college-level U.S. history courses, and provides a comprehensive history of the United States from pre-Columbian times to the present day.  The text explores major events, cultural shifts, and influential figures in American history.  

    OpenStax textbooks and this podcast are offered under a Creative Commons license (CC-BY).  Produced by Brian Barrick.  Read along with the full text at https://openstax.org/details/books/us-history 



    🎧 PODCAST LINKS: 

    • Spotify: https://spoti.fi/4dCWaai 

    • Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3yfllPO  

    • YouTube Playlist: https://bit.ly/ushistoryyoutube  



    👨‍🎓INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES: 

    Embed audiobook chapters on your course Canvas shell. Includes fully accessible pages and optional syllabus language. Information about these course Canvas packs are available on our website at https://openaudio.us/



    📝 LICENSE INFORMATION: 

    This is an audio adaptation of US History by OpenStax. Access for free at openstax.org. Minor editorial changes were made to ensure a better listening experience. The audio from this project is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC-BY). 



    🤝 SPECIAL THANKS:

    The funding for this project was provided by CC-ECHO (California Consortium for Equitable Change in Hispanic Serving Institutions Open Educational Resources). You can learn more about CC-ECHO at https://www.hancockcollege.edu/ccecho. The contents of this audiobook were developed under an Open Textbooks Pilot grant from the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), U.S. Department of Education.  However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.



    😃 ENJOY THIS RESOURCE?

    We love to hear from our listeners.  Please consider leaving a YouTube comment, rating our podcast, or contact us through our website (https://openaudio.us/) to let us know about your experience with this audiobook.  

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Chapter 20 - Politics in the Gilded Age, 1870-1900

    Chapter 20 - Politics in the Gilded Age, 1870-1900

    ⏳ TIME STAMPS:

    • 0:00:00 - Welcome

    • 0:00:35 - Introduction

    • 0:01:56 - Political Corruption in Postbellum America (20.1)

    • 0:18:13 - The Key Political Issues: Patronage, Tariffs, and Gold (20.2)

    • 0:39:30 - Farmers Revolt in the Populist Era (20.3)

    • 0:52:07 - Social and Labor Unrest in the 1890s (20.4)

    • 1:08:58 - Credits



    📖ABOUT THE BOOK:

    An audiobook production of “US History,” an OpenStax textbook. This popular textbook is designed for college-level U.S. history courses, and provides a comprehensive history of the United States from pre-Columbian times to the present day.  The text explores major events, cultural shifts, and influential figures in American history.  

    OpenStax textbooks and this podcast are offered under a Creative Commons license (CC-BY).  Produced by Brian Barrick.  Read along with the full text at ⁠https://openstax.org/details/books/us-history⁠ 



    🎧 PODCAST LINKS: 

    • Spotify: ⁠https://spoti.fi/4dCWaai⁠ 

    • Apple Podcasts: ⁠https://apple.co/3yfllPO⁠  

    • YouTube Playlist: ⁠https://bit.ly/ushistoryyoutube⁠  



    👨‍🎓INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES: 

    Embed audiobook chapters on your course Canvas shell. Includes fully accessible pages and optional syllabus language. Information about these course Canvas packs are available on our website at ⁠https://openaudio.us/⁠



    📝 LICENSE INFORMATION: 

    This is an audio adaptation of US History by OpenStax. Access for free at openstax.org. Minor editorial changes were made to ensure a better listening experience. The audio from this project is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC-BY). 



    🤝 SPECIAL THANKS:

    The funding for this project was provided by CC-ECHO (California Consortium for Equitable Change in Hispanic Serving Institutions Open Educational Resources). You can learn more about CC-ECHO at https://www.hancockcollege.edu/ccecho. The contents of this audiobook were developed under an Open Textbooks Pilot grant from the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), U.S. Department of Education.  However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.



    😃 ENJOY THIS RESOURCE?

    We love to hear from our listeners.  Please consider leaving a YouTube comment, rating our podcast, or contact us through our website (⁠https://openaudio.us/⁠) to let us know about your experience with this audiobook.  

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Chapter 18 - Industrialization and the Rise of Big Business, 1870-1900

    Chapter 18 - Industrialization and the Rise of Big Business, 1870-1900

    ⏳ TIME STAMPS:• 0:00:00 - Welcome• 0:00:37 - Introduction• 0:02:17 - Inventors of the Age (18.1)• 0:15:27 - From Invention to Industrial Growth (18.2)• 0:40:19 - Building Industrial America on the Backs of Labor (18.3)• 1:11:04 - A New American Consumer Culture (18.4)• 1:18:42 - Credits



    📖ABOUT THE BOOK:

    An audiobook production of “US History,” an OpenStax textbook. This popular textbook is designed for college-level U.S. history courses, and provides a comprehensive history of the United States from pre-Columbian times to the present day.  The text explores major events, cultural shifts, and influential figures in American history.  

    OpenStax textbooks and this podcast are offered under a Creative Commons license (CC-BY).  Produced by Brian Barrick.  Read along with the full text at ⁠https://openstax.org/details/books/us-history⁠ 



    🎧 PODCAST LINKS: 

    • Spotify: ⁠https://spoti.fi/4dCWaai⁠ 

    • Apple Podcasts: ⁠https://apple.co/3yfllPO⁠  

    • YouTube Playlist: ⁠https://bit.ly/ushistoryyoutube⁠  



    👨‍🎓INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES: 

    Embed audiobook chapters on your course Canvas shell. Includes fully accessible pages and optional syllabus language. Information about these course Canvas packs are available on our website at ⁠https://openaudio.us/⁠



    📝 LICENSE INFORMATION: 

    This is an audio adaptation of US History by OpenStax. Access for free at openstax.org. Minor editorial changes were made to ensure a better listening experience. The audio from this project is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC-BY). 



    🤝 SPECIAL THANKS:

    The funding for this project was provided by CC-ECHO (California Consortium for Equitable Change in Hispanic Serving Institutions Open Educational Resources). You can learn more about CC-ECHO at https://www.hancockcollege.edu/ccecho. The contents of this audiobook were developed under an Open Textbooks Pilot grant from the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), U.S. Department of Education.  However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.



    😃 ENJOY THIS RESOURCE?

    We love to hear from our listeners.  Please consider leaving a YouTube comment, rating our podcast, or contact us through our website (⁠https://openaudio.us/⁠) to let us know about your experience with this audiobook.  

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Chapter 17 - Go West Young Man! Westward Expansion, 1840-1900

    Chapter 17 - Go West Young Man! Westward Expansion, 1840-1900

    ⏳ TIME STAMPS:
    • 0:00:00 - Welcome
    • 0:00:36 - Introduction
    • 0:02:10 - The Westward Spirit (17.1)
    • 0:20:35 - Homesteading: Dreams and Realities (17.2)
    • 0:32:40 - Making a Living in Gold and Cattle (17.3)
    • 0:51:17 - The Assault on American Indian Life and Culture (17.4)
    • 1:08:27 - The Impact of Expansion on Chinese Immigrants and Hispanic Citizens (17.5)
    • 1:20:31 - Credits



    📖ABOUT THE BOOK:

    An audiobook production of “US History,” an OpenStax textbook. This popular textbook is designed for college-level U.S. history courses, and provides a comprehensive history of the United States from pre-Columbian times to the present day.  The text explores major events, cultural shifts, and influential figures in American history.  

    OpenStax textbooks and this podcast are offered under a Creative Commons license (CC-BY).  Produced by Brian Barrick.  Read along with the full text at ⁠https://openstax.org/details/books/us-history⁠ 



    🎧 PODCAST LINKS: 

    • Spotify: ⁠https://spoti.fi/4dCWaai⁠ 

    • Apple Podcasts: ⁠https://apple.co/3yfllPO⁠  

    • YouTube Playlist: ⁠https://bit.ly/ushistoryyoutube⁠  



    👨‍🎓INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES: 

    Embed audiobook chapters on your course Canvas shell. Includes fully accessible pages and optional syllabus language. Information about these course Canvas packs are available on our website at ⁠https://openaudio.us/⁠



    📝 LICENSE INFORMATION: 

    This is an audio adaptation of US History by OpenStax. Access for free at openstax.org. Minor editorial changes were made to ensure a better listening experience. The audio from this project is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC-BY). 



    🤝 SPECIAL THANKS:

    The funding for this project was provided by CC-ECHO (California Consortium for Equitable Change in Hispanic Serving Institutions Open Educational Resources). You can learn more about CC-ECHO at https://www.hancockcollege.edu/ccecho. The contents of this audiobook were developed under an Open Textbooks Pilot grant from the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), U.S. Department of Education.  However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.



    😃 ENJOY THIS RESOURCE?

    We love to hear from our listeners.  Please consider leaving a YouTube comment, rating our podcast, or contact us through our website (⁠https://openaudio.us/⁠) to let us know about your experience with this audiobook.  

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Chapter 16 - The Era of Reconstruction, 1865–1877

    Chapter 16 - The Era of Reconstruction, 1865–1877

    ⏳ TIME STAMPS: • 0:00:00 - Welcome• 0:00:36 - Introduction• 0:02:20 - Restoring the Union (16.1)• 0:18:03 - Congress and the Remaking of the South, 1865–1866 (16.2)• 0:31:59 - Radical Reconstruction, 1867–1872 (16.3)• 0:57:53 - The Collapse of Reconstruction (16.4)• 1:23:59 - Credits



    📖ABOUT THE BOOK:

    An audiobook production of “US History,” an OpenStax textbook. This popular textbook is designed for college-level U.S. history courses, and provides a comprehensive history of the United States from pre-Columbian times to the present day.  The text explores major events, cultural shifts, and influential figures in American history.  

    OpenStax textbooks and this podcast are offered under a Creative Commons license (CC-BY).  Produced by Brian Barrick.  Read along with the full text at ⁠https://openstax.org/details/books/us-history⁠ 



    🎧 PODCAST LINKS: 

    • Spotify: ⁠https://spoti.fi/4dCWaai⁠ 

    • Apple Podcasts: ⁠https://apple.co/3yfllPO⁠  

    • YouTube Playlist: ⁠https://bit.ly/ushistoryyoutube⁠  



    👨‍🎓INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES: 

    Embed audiobook chapters on your course Canvas shell. Includes fully accessible pages and optional syllabus language. Information about these course Canvas packs are available on our website at ⁠https://openaudio.us/⁠



    📝 LICENSE INFORMATION: 

    This is an audio adaptation of US History by OpenStax. Access for free at openstax.org. Minor editorial changes were made to ensure a better listening experience. The audio from this project is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC-BY). 



    🤝 SPECIAL THANKS:

    The funding for this project was provided by CC-ECHO (California Consortium for Equitable Change in Hispanic Serving Institutions Open Educational Resources). You can learn more about CC-ECHO at https://www.hancockcollege.edu/ccecho. The contents of this audiobook were developed under an Open Textbooks Pilot grant from the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), U.S. Department of Education.  However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.



    😃 ENJOY THIS RESOURCE?

    We love to hear from our listeners.  Please consider leaving a YouTube comment, rating our podcast, or contact us through our website (⁠https://openaudio.us/⁠) to let us know about your experience with this audiobook.  

    • 1 hr 25 min

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