John Smolenskilink teaches history at the University of California, Davis. He was educated at Yale University, where he received a B.A. and an M.A. in American history, and at the University of Pennsylvania, where he received an M.S. in cultural anthropology and a Ph.D. in early American history. Since 2001 he has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the University of California at Davis. Professor Smolenski is coeditor of New World Orders: Violence, Sanction, and Authority in the Colonial Americas and author of a book about the creolization of civic culture in colonial Pennsylvania. Here is a link to radio program featuring John Smolenski Founding America: Beyond The Fathers from Chicago Public Radio (July 1, 2005)
Professor Smolenski speaking to a group of teachers at TAH in-service seminar held at Mills College on May 22, 2007
Web Links * Links active as of May 2007
Essay: French and Indian War.
Essay: The Seven Years War.
The War That Made America
Companion website to pbs documentary which tells the story of the French and Indian War (1754-1763).
Click on the image to see larger version of this map of French and Indian War