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Mini-Lecture: Dr Adam Smith

22 November 2011

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Dr Adam Smith (UCL History) describes how 150 years ago, the first shots of the American Civil War were fired, yet the United States was the world's first modern democratic nation - a place in which virtually all white men could vote and in which mass political parties vied for votes. What was the relationship between the coming of the war and this kind of democratic politics?

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