Andrew Jackson’s first term. We discuss the kitchen cabinet, the Eaton affair and the Nullification Crisis.
In this episode we introduce one of the most controversial of all American presidents, Andrew Jackson. We look at his life, his exploits as a general, and the election of 1824.
A brief episode looking at the rise of the so-called “New Democracy” of the early 19th century.
In this episode we discuss the ideological roots of the American empire as well as a couple of examples of American imperialism which took place in the early 19th century.
A short crash course episode covering the Missouri Compromise.