vcczar Posted May 16 Share Posted May 16 I'm going to continually update this initial post as I add to the class. *This is a work in project* Political Party and Presidential Elections Era of Independence topics Patriots, Loyalists, and Fence-Sitters Federalists & Anti-Federalists Declaration of Independence Continental Association Articles of Confederation US Constitution Federalist Papers Anti-Federalist Papers Virginia's Declaration of Rights Massachusetts Constitution Common Sense & Thomas Paine Monarchism vs Classical Republicanism Massachusetts: John Adams, Abigail Adams, Samuel Adams, John Hancock, Mercy Otis Warren, etc. New York: George Clinton, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, etc. Virginia: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, George Mason, Patrick Henry, etc. Pennsylvania: Benjamin Franklin, John Dickinson, Benjamin Rush, Robert Morris, etc. France and Great Britain: US as minor power Demographic trends: Scots-Irish and German immigrants etc. Era of Federalism Topics 1788-89 Elections Federalists vs Anti-Federalists Pro-Administration vs Anti-Administration Classical Republicanism vs Jeffersonian Republicanism Federalists vs Jeffersonian Republicans Jeffersonian Republicanism or Jeffersonian Democracy? New York: George Clinton & Aaron Burr vs. John Jay & Alexander Hamilton The National Gazette and the Aurora & the early political press James Madison, John J Beckley, & Thomas Jefferson as architects of a new party Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, Robert Goodloe Harper, and Fisher Ames as Federalist leaders Was John Adams the inevitable VP and successor? Would George Washington have won a 3rd term unanimously? Problems with England and France & the French Revolution Demographic trends: Scots-Irish and German immigrants Banks, Tariffs, and Debt Fencesitting in an era of party decentralization: George Washington, Edmund Randolph, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, John Hancock, Benjamin Rush, Elbridge Gerry, Patrick Henry, etc. When the Speaker of the House was weak A Senate without an official leader 1792 Election & the issues of a non-election election The contested 1796 Election Aaron Burr as the first modern politician Issues with the early Supreme Court, including the 10 or so nominations by Washington KY & VA Resolutions Was Jefferson a disloyal VP? Did slavery defeat John Adams's bid for a 2nd term? Bill of Rights Washington's Farewell John Taylor of Caroline: Taking Jeffersonianism from Jefferson Era of Republicanism Documents: Monroe Doctrine Madison's Declaration of War Speeches: Jefferson's 1st Inaugural Possible Topics Classical Republicanism vs Jeffersonian Republicanism Early "Indian" Removal Era of Democracy Philosophers & Historians Martin Van Buren John C Calhoun Alexis de Tocqueville William Lloyd Garrison Ralph Waldo Emerson Amos Kendall Possible Topic: Jacksonian Democracy National Republicanism & Modernity Anti-Masons Abolition Nullifiers Era of Manifest Destiny Philosophers & Historians John C Calhoun William Lloyd Garrison Susan B Anthony Elizabeth Cady Stanton Frederick Douglass Ralph Waldo Emerson Henry David Thoreau Era of Nationalism Philosophers & Historians William Lloyd Garrison John Brown Wendell Phillips Clement L Vallandigham Walt Whitman Era of the Gilded Age Philosophers & Historians Booker T Washington Susan B Anthony WEB Du Bois Carl Schurz Victoria Woodhull Alfred Thayer Mahan Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr Era of Progressivism Philosophers & Historians Booker T Washington WEB Du Bois Robert La Follette Herbert Croly John Dewey Louis Brandeis William Jennings Bryan Alfred Thayer Mahan Henry Cabot Lodge Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr Eugene V Debs Era of Normalcy Philosophers & Historians Louis Brandeis Henry Cabot Lodge Era of Ideologies Philosophers & Historians Robert A Taft Huey P Long WEB Du Bois Eleanor Roosevelt Era of the Nuclear Age Philosophers & Historians Martin Luther King Jr Malcolm X Scoop Jackson Russell Kirk William F Buckley Jr Irving Kristol Murray Rothbard Leo Strauss Joseph McCarthy Earl Warren Era of Neocons Philosophers & Historians Scoop Jackson Russell Kirk Henry Kissinger Zbigniew Brzezinski Saul Alinsky Noam Chomsky Gore Vidal William F Buckley Jr Ron Paul Newt Gingrich Irving Kristol James R Schlesinger Murray Rothbard Paul Wolfowitz Phyllis Schlafly Era of Terror Philosophers & Historians Zbigniew Brzezinski Saul Alinsky Noam Chomsky Gore Vidal Ron Paul Grover Norquist Andrew Breitbart Irving Kristol Paul Wolfowitz Philip Bobbitt Era of Populism Philosophers & Historians Bernie Sanders Steve Bannon Grover Norquist 3 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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