A detailed look at the rise of romanticism and transcendentalism in Jacksonian America.
Early Republic Timeline, 1807-1848; Birzer 1807 Jefferson Embargo 1809 James Madison becomes president Jefferson Embargo repealed 1810 Henry Clay elected Speaker of the House Fletcher v. Peck 1811 Battle of Tippecanoe 1812 War of 1812 begins
My praise of Thomas Jefferson, our most brilliant president. http://www.theimaginativeconservative.org/2016/05/thomas-jefferson-polar-star-discovery.html
A thought experiment: try to recreate everything you’ve done since you started reading this article. Every thought, every distraction, every movement, every feeling. Have you wanted some coffee? Have you thought about closing this page? Have you scratched that itch on… Read More
[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
If you’re interested in the American republic and the founding period, this is my first lecture of the spring 2016 semester. If you’re so inclined. . . enjoy!
Source: Allen Tate, “Spengler’s Tract Against Liberalism,” AMERICAN REVIEW 3 (1934): 41-47. tate 1934 on spengler
Source: J. Duncan Spaeth, “Conversations with Paul Elmer More,” SEWANEE REVIEW 51 (Autumn 1943): 532-545. Enjoy! conversations with PEM