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On Demand Lecture: The 19th Century Origins of Football: From Folk Football to Soccer, Rugby and American Football

October 1

Part of our History Comes Alive lecture series. Historian Jim Craft’s presentation will recount the history of early forms of folk football that have existed in Britain for nearly 1000 years. Jim will then explore how the game evolved between 1863 and 1913 into the three most prominent forms of football we know today: Soccer, […]

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On Demand Lecture: When Force Was An Option: The Bitter Election of 1800

October 1

Part of our History Comes Alive lecture series. Professor Zellers from Oakland University discusses the election of 1800, a turning point in the young nation when, due to a constitutional quirk, both Thomas Jefferson and his vice-presidential running mate earned the same number of electoral college votes. The video will be available for viewing at […]

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