Jefferson and Adams on American Nationalism

Professor Onuf compared John Adams' and Thomas Jefferson’s views of the Constitution and the role of divided power. He said that… read more

Professor Onuf compared John Adams' and Thomas Jefferson’s views of the Constitution and the role of divided power. He said that in many ways the two were similar despite the fact that both they and their supporters claimed to have had great philosophical differences. He concluded that Jefferson’s views were eventually adopted by the public as the concept of American nationhood. After his remarks he answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Jefferson and Adams on American Nationalism

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Program ID:
114808-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 2, 1998
Last Aired:
Jul 4, 2011

Airing Details

  • Nov 02, 1998 | 3:19pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 30, 2001 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 01, 2001 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 03, 2001 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 02, 2011 | 8:52am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 03, 2011 | 3:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 04, 2011 | 4:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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