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City Upon a Hill: American Exceptionalism in U.S. History

July 27, 2012

In this episode, the American History Guys at BackStory Radio look at the changing meanings of Exceptionalism. From the Puritan notion of a “city upon a hill” to the 19th century concept of manifest destiny, from Woodrow Wilson’s vision of the U.S. as a worldwide model to Ronald Reagan’s rejuvenation of the Puritans, why have Americans seen themselves as different?

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