Political Unrest in the Early American Republic

Professor Watson Jennison talked about the significance of local uprisings against the Federalist-led U.S. government in the 1790s. He… read more

Professor Watson Jennison talked about the significance of local uprisings against the Federalist-led U.S. government in the 1790s. He focused on the Whiskey Rebellion in Pennsylvania and the formation of the Trans-Oconee Republic in western Georgia in order to illustrate the spread of discontent across the new republic. Jennison said this unrest led to the establishment of the first true political parties in U.S. close

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Political Unrest in the Early American Republic

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Location:
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
May 24, 2014
Last Aired:
Jun 2, 2014

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  • May 24, 2014 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 25, 2014 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 01, 2014 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 02, 2014 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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