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Great American Authors Since 1650: 1846-1855

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Between the War of 1812 and the Mexican American War that ended in 1848, America experienced an exuberant economic period of growth. And, it was during this time that American authors produced the nation's first great wave of classic literature. In this program, such literary giants as Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow make their mark on the American psyche.

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Runtime: 29 minutes 34 seconds

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Great American Authors: Since 1650
Season 0 / Ep 1
27 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Great American Authors Since 1650: 1846-1855
Great American Authors: Since 1650
Season 0 / Ep 2
29 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Great American Authors Since 1650: 1856-1906
Great American Authors: Since 1650
Season 0 / Ep 3
26 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Great American Authors Since 1650: 1907-1925
Great American Authors: Since 1650
Season 0 / Ep 4
28 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Great American Authors Since 1650: 1926-1939
Great American Authors: Since 1650
Season 0 / Ep 5
29 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Great American Authors Since 1650: 1940-1949
Great American Authors: Since 1650
Season 0 / Ep 6
29 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Great American Authors Since 1650: 1950-1957
Great American Authors: Since 1650
Season 0 / Ep 7
28 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Great American Authors Since 1650: 1958-Present
Great American Authors: Since 1650
Season 0 / Ep 8
28 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12