These videos and audio recordings by eminent scholars, master teachers, and other speakers open a variety of ways to explore American history. The presentations range from two- or three-minute interview clips to hour-long lectures. Whether you watch them in class, assign them to your students for homework, or download them to your iPod for a long road trip, each one can give you new insight into the past.

"One Last Time" from Hamilton

Speaker(s): Lin-Manuel Miranda, Christopher Jackson, Sydney James Harcourt, and Ian Weinberger

Alexander Hamilton, American

Speaker(s): Richard Brookhiser

Calling the Constitutional Convention

Speaker(s): Carol Berkin

Multimedia from Other Sub-Eras

Federalists vs. Anti-Federalists

Speaker(s): Carol Berkin

The Real Treason of Aaron Burr

Speaker(s): Gordon S. Wood