The Rest Is History


200. American Civil War: The Causes

Welcome to The Rest Is History 'American Civil War' series.

The release schedule of the four episodes is as follows:

The Causes (Monday 27th June)

Outbreak (Tuesday 28th June)

Gettysburg (Thursday 30th June)

Aftermath & Legacy (Monday 4th July)

However, members of The Rest Is History Club get all four episodes RIGHT NOW, so head to to sign up.

In the first of a four part series, Tom and Dominic are joined by historian Adam Smith for an in-depth look at the origins of the war. They ask whether the moral, political and economic problems of slavery made conflict inevitable and discuss the character of Abraham Lincoln.

Producer: Paul King






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