On the heels of the War of 1812, society began to drastically change due to government action and technological innovation. As some Americans prospered, many were left to wither.
Most Americans know little about this conflict between the young republic and Britain, and that's too bad: Its painful lessons might benefit us today.
The third president’s election and two terms were hailed by some as revolutionary and a national salvation, but others saw a darkness beneath Thomas Jefferson's republicanism.
Why did the Federalist and Republican factions each view its opponents as existential threats to the new nation during the Adams administration?