Red Dead Redemption 2 is Being Used to Teach a University History Course

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Red Dead Redemption and its sequel are being used to teach a University of Tennessee class on American history.

In the tweet thread below, history professor Tore Olsson explains that he'll be using both Red Dead Redemption and Red Dead Redemption 2 as jumping-off points to explore American history between 1899 and 1911. The course itself is called "HIUS 383: Red Dead America," and explores colonialism, capitalism, racism, and more throughout the 12-odd years.


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