Over at TIC: Thomas Jefferson, Polar Star

My praise of Thomas Jefferson, our most brilliant president.

Jacksonian America: Course Description

Excited to announce that I’ll be teaching a favorite (well, to me, anyway) course: Jacksonian America (H302) this coming fall semester. Description Probably no generation after the American founding had a more diverse range of powerful personalities—John Quincy… Read More

The Best of John Dickinson, Pennsylvania Farmer

[Unless otherwise noted, all quotes come from Forrest McDonald, ed., EMPIRE AND NATION (Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund, 1999).  As always, all honor to Liberty Fund] In response to the Townshend Acts, Dickinson published his Letters from a Pennsylvania… Read More