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American Republicanism, Part IV: The Republic between a Rock and a Hard Place, 1801-1815 (History Lesson Plans, 11)

[This is the final post in the series on the early history of American “republicanism.”  (For earlier posts see here, here, and here.)] * * * * * During the tumultuous presidential election campaign of 1800, fearful Federalists predicted that victory … Continue reading

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American Republicanism, Part I—The Blueprint (History Lesson Plans, 8)

[NOTE: For a number of years, we had at my school a year-long elective course for seniors that combined elements of American history, American literature, and social outreach. In its last incarnation, this interdisciplinary offering was called “The School for … Continue reading

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