American Democracy with Smithsonian Curator Dr. Barbara Clark Smith

March 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Durham Museum
Included with Museum Admission (Free for Members!)

Dr. Barbara Clark SmithTyranny, corruption, disunion, inequality—these and other dangers worried the nation’s founders. But they made a great leap of faith in America anyway.  

Join us for an evening with Dr. Barbara Clark Smith, co-curator of American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith. Dr. Clark Smith specializes in 18th-century American social and political history and the American Revolution as the Curator of the Division of Political History at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Following her talk she will be available to sign copies of her book The Freedoms We Lost: Consent and Resistance in Revolutionary America, available for purchase at the Hitchcock Museum Shop.

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