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Liberty Fund Co-Sponsored Weekend: Presidents and the Constitution – Andrew Jackson (Nashville, TN)

November 11, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - November 13, 2016 @ 12:00 pm

This co-sponsored colloquium will focus on Jackson’s presidency is generally interpreted as signifying the moment when democracy becomes an overwhelming political and moral force in America that pushes aside a republican understanding of government. The key issues of Jackson’s presidency, which this conference will explore, center on the Jacksonian coalition’s understanding of union, liberty, representation, equality, republicanism, and economic growth and the impact such understanding would have for the rechartering of the National Bank, Indian removal, and states’ rights.

Tour: Andrew Jackson’s The Hermitage

Discussion Leader: Dr. Daniel MonroeProfessor of History at Millikin University

Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 27, 2016; Applications accepted on a rolling basis after deadline.

Participation is based on a competitive application process. Qualifications are below.

  • Applicants must be current K-12 school teachers, with priority given to high school teachers
  • Teachers who attended a Liberty Fund weekend during the 2015-2016 school year are not eligible to apply for the 16-17 year




November 11, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
November 13, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
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