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AIR DATE: Saturday, March 17, 2012
1850's Collapse of the Two Party System (51 min.)
This week, a look at the Compromise of 1850 and the collapse of the Second Party System with Gillis Harp, a Professor at Grove City College in Pennsylvania.
KEYWORDS: American History TV, Lectures in History

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