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  • Why didn't Lincoln Immediately Free the Slaves?

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    Abraham Lincoln did not issue the Emancipation Proclamation until January 1, 1863, nearly two years into the war. Why didn't he free the slaves as soon as the war began? You can purchase the entire series here: http://discerninghistory.co...

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    • The Reasons Behind the Augsburg Confession - Duration: 2 minutes, 49 seconds.

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      The Augsburg Confession is one of the most widely used statements of the Reformed faith. But when it was first drafted, back in 1530, what were the reasons behind it? Many may be surprised that it ...
    • Death Camps in America? Lessons from Dachau - Duration: 3 minutes, 33 seconds.

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      See incredible footage from when the Americans liberated the Dachau Concentration camp, and consider whether death camps are in the future of the United States?

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    • Gaspard de Coligny: The Huguenot Admiral - Duration: 4 minutes, 36 seconds.

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      Gaspard de Coligny was an admiral in 16th century Catholic France. He converted to Protestantism and became a leader of the Reformation in France. But on St. Bartholomew's Day in 1572 he fell, a ma...
    • What Happened at the Battle of Concord? - Duration: 95 seconds.

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      Join Discerning History for a brief overview of the Battle of Concord, the first American victory and one of the battles that begun the Revolutionary War.

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    • John Knox: The Father of Presbyterianism - Duration: 3 minutes, 8 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
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      Join us at the Reformation Wall for a brief sketch of the life of John Knox, a Scottish Reformer. If you liked this film, please subscribe, share it with your friends, and check back next week for ...
    • Oliver Cromwell: From Geneva to England - Duration: 2 minutes, 5 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
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      Oliver Cromwell, general in the English Civil War and Lord Protector of England, was one of the great political leaders who took the Protestant Reformation into politics. Join us at the Reformation...
    • First Blood at Manassas - Duration: 1 hour, 8 minutes.

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      In this episode, we consider the formation of the armies and their preparation for war. Watch civilians turn into soldiers and engage in the first great battle of their lives – the Battle of Manass...
    • Methods and Science of Civil War Photography - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 4 months ago
      • 385 views
      We talk with photographer Rob Gibson about the different types of Civil War photography, and the art and science behind them. Tintypes, daguerreotypes, albumen prints, and more!

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    • Why the Americans Fought at Concord - Duration: 3 minutes, 28 seconds.

      • 6 months ago
      • 378 views
      The theology and worldview of the Great Awakening had an effect on the colonies leading up to the first shots of the American Revolutionary War at Lexington and Concord.

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    • Little Round Top - Battle of Gettysburg Reenactment - Duration: 4 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 7 months ago
      • 3,671 views
      Order the entire battle DVD at: http://discerninghistory.com/product/gettysburg-150th-ree...

      Little Round Top may be one of the most iconic hills from the entire Civil War. For on it Uni...
    • Dusk on Culp's Hill - Battle of Gettysburg Reenactment - Duration: 4 minutes, 28 seconds.

      • 8 months ago
      • 1,079 views
      Order the entire battle DVD at: http://discerninghistory.com/product/gettysburg-150th-ree...

      Culp's Hill is a less known section of the Gettysburg battlefield, but thousands of men fough...
    • Stephen Bocskay: Hungarian Revolutionary and Reformer - Duration: 2 minutes, 5 seconds.

      • 8 months ago
      • 116 views
      Who is Stephen Bocskay, and what was his role in the Reformation? Join us at the Reformation Wall in Geneva, Switzerland.

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