Tom Richey’s APUSH Videos

Period 1 (1491-1607)

Native American Cultures (1491-1607)

Spanish Colonization of the Americas

Period 2 (1607-1754)

French Colonization of North America

Dutch Colonization of North America

English Colonization of the Americas

The Colonists, the Indians, and General Patton

The Virginia Colony, Part I

The Virginia Colony, Part II: Indentured Servitude, Slavery, and the 1622 Massacre

Pilgrims, Puritans, and Separatists

Religious Freedom in Colonial New England, Part I

Religious Freedom in Colonial New England, Part II: Roger Williams: America's First Baptist

Religious Freedom in Colonial New England, Part III: Anne Hutchinson: Religious Dissenter

The Pennsylvania Colony

First Great Awakening

The American Enlightenment

Deism (Natural vs. Revealed Religion in the Enlightenment)

Period 3 (1607-1800)

The French and Indian War as a Turning Point

Parliament Taxes the Colonies (Sugar Act, Stamp Act, Townshend Acts)

Road to Revolution (Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts, Lexington & Concord)

Thomas Paine's Crisis and the Battle of Trenton

Thomas Paine: the Che Guevara of the American Revolution

Treaty of Paris 1783 (American Revolutionary War)

The Anti-Federalists

Jefferson and the Constitution: NOT Love at First Sight

Thomas Jefferson vs Alexander Hamilton

Thomas Jefferson's Agrarian Vision

The Whiskey Rebellion

George Washington's Foreign Policy (Neutrality, Citizen Genet, Jay Treaty, Pinckney's Treaty)

The Adams Administration

The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions

The Election of 1800

Period 4 (1800-1848)

The Marshall Court

The Louisiana Purchase

Jefferson, the Louisiana Purchase, and the Constitution

Jefferson, Neutrality, and the Embargo

The War of 1812

The Missouri Compromise of 1820, Part I

The Missouri Compromise of 1820, Part II: Thomas Jefferson and Slavery

Jacksonian Democracy

Are Protective Tariffs Constitutional?

Jacksonian Controversies

The Second Great Awakening

The Temperance Movement: Origins of America's "Alcohol Problem"

Free Soil and the Wilmot Proviso

Period 5 (1844-1877)

The Compromise of 1850

The Emancipation Proclamation

Period 6 (1865-1898)

What is a Trust?

American Federation of Labor (American Labor Movement)

Period 7 (1890-1945)

Thomas Jefferson vs. Teddy Roosevelt (Founders vs. Progressives)

Progressive Era Amendments to the Constitution

The Versailles Treaty: Wilson vs. the Senate

American Foreign Policy Between WWI and WWII (1920-1939)

Period 8 (1945-1980)

Martin Luther King and Malcolm X Compared

Richard Nixon's Foreign Policy (Cold War

Rachel Carson's Silent Spring and the Environmental Movement