VIP Video - The Promise and Perils of Jacksonian America (Lesson 6 from American History)

Part of American History Lectures

View VIP editions of Professor Larry's lectures on American History, based on his best-selling book A Patriot's History of the United States of America. You can get the full curriculum in the American History Course.

Part of American History Lectures

View VIP editions of Professor Larry's lectures on American History, based on his best-selling book A Patriot's History of the United States of America. You can get the full curriculum in the American History Course.

VIP Video - The Promise and Perils of Jacksonian America (Lesson 6 from American History)
VIP Video filed in American History

Jacksonian America witnessed the rise of the first genuine two-party system. Why? To somehow deal with the increasingly divisive issue of slavery. Students will learn what got us to this point and how the first big compromise over slavery led to a radical democratization of American politics. The beginnings of a radical split…


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