Jackson on Age of Jackson Podcast

I had a wonderful time talking with one of the best up and coming scholars in American history, Daniel Gullotta of Stanford. Please check out our in-depth conversation regarding the good and bad of Andrew Jackson. And, make… Read More

Andrew Jackson and the Republican Fear of a Standing Army

While Andrew Jackson is a particular type of American, he is very much that type, the definition and embodiment of that type. In the twentieth century, he would become Ethan Edwards, played by John Wayne, in John Ford’s… Read More

Jacksonian America FINAL Study Guide

Final Study Guide; Birzer the Fearsome History of the Early American Republic (aka, “Jacksonian America”, H302) Autumn 2016 I will provide the blue books for the exam.  For each section, I am assuming your knowledge of the books… Read More