2021 AP US History Prep with Tom Richey #4 | Jefferson, Jackson, Reform, and Expansion (1800-1848)
In this session, we examine continuity and change during the Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe administrations, focusing on foreign policy and economic development.
Thomas Jefferson, Confounding Father with Robert M. S. McDonald | BRI Scholar Talks
Author of the Declaration of Independence, leader of the political opposition, and third president, Thomas Jefferson is one of the most eminent and yet most controversial historical figures in his time and today. Demonized as a demagogue and radical, Jefferson had many critics and political enemies. In this video, distinguished scholar Robert M. S. McDonald and BRI Senior Teaching Fellow Tony Williams discuss his new book, “Confounding Father: Thomas Jefferson's Image in His Own Time.” What were the concerns that Jefferson’s contemporaries had relating to his style of governance? How did his relationship with Sally Hemings affect his political endeavors?
The Rise of Mass Politics: Jacksonian Democracy | BRI’s Homework Help Series
Have you ever looked at your teacher with a puzzled face when they explain history? I know we have. In our new Homework Help Series, we break down history into easy to understand 5-minute videos to support a better understanding of American History. In this episode, we examine the Rise of Mass Politics and Jacksonian Democracy.