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Kevin Gutzman on the Jeffersonians, State’s Rights and “Virginia Supremacy”, and Westward Expansion
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Kevin Gutzman on the Jeffersonians, State’s Rights and “Virginia Supremacy”, and Westward Expansion
In This Episode:Kevin Gutzman, professor of History at Western Connecticut State University, joins the podcast to discuss the presidencies of Democratic-Republican presidents Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroehow the states and sectionalism played an important role in the Early Republic, and why Jefferson and his successors emphasized the importance of state’s rights and decentralized powerthe key events during the presidencies of Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe that kick off Westward Expansion and Manifest DestinyTexts Mentioned:The Jeffersonians: The Visionary Presidencies of Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe by Kevin GutzmanJames Madison and the Making of America by Kevin GutzmanFirst Inaugural Address by Thomas JeffersonLetter from Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, 15 February, 1791“Opinion on the Constitutionality of a National Bank” by Alexander Hamilton“A Summary View of the Rights of British America” pamphlet by Thomas JeffersonJames Madison’s Notes of the Constitutional Convention from June 18, 1787Letter from Thomas Jefferson to Robert Livingston, 18 April, 1802Letter from Thomas Jefferson to John Dickinson, 9 August, 1803Proposed Amendment to the Constitution Regarding Louisiana by James MadisonTrans-Continental Treaty of 1819 Monroe DoctrineCalhoun: American Heretic by Robert ElderDiary of John Quincy AdamsBecome a part of ISI:Become a MemberSupport ISIUpcoming ISI Events