Jacksonian Democracy

Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States, shaped an era which now bears his name. The Jacksonian Era has been heralded as a revolutionary time period. However, this assertion has been challenged in recent years, and a time which once seemed revolutionary might have been regressive. This class will look at not only Andrew Jackson and his Presidency, but will also look at the nearly three decades that followed. By looking closely at the political, economic, social, and military impacts of this time, we will study to what extent this period was revolutionary, if at all. This era has uncanny parallels to the United States in which we live today. What can we learn from this historic period which could be applied in our own time?

Web | 51383 | $89
Monday | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
6/7/2021 - 7/19/2021
Instructor: Mark Mello

Note: This course is offered online using video conference program (Zoom) at designated days and times listed above. Internet and webcam required.