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New Jersey in the Age of Jackson

Grades 9 through 12
Books, Articles and Teachers Guides
"Mahlon Dickerson"
In The Governors of New Jersey, 1664-1974: Biographical Essays
Edited by Paul A. Stellhorn and Michael J. Birkner
Robert R. Beckwith,Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1982 (online publication), pp. 93-96
"Samuel L. Southard"
In The Governors of New Jersey, 1664-1974: Biographical Essays
Edited by Paul A. Stellhorn and Michael J. Birkner
Michael J. Birkner,Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1982 (online publication), pp. 101-106
"Peter Dumont Vroom"
In The Governors of New Jersey, 1664-1974: Biographical Essays
Edited by Paul A. Stellhorn and Michael J. Birkner
Herbert Erskowitz, Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1982 (online publication), pp. 98-101
"Party Formation in New Jersey in the Jackson Era"
pp. 145-159, In A New Jersey Anthology,
Edited and compiled by Maxine N. Lurie
Richard P. McCormick, Newark: New Jersey Historical Society, 1994
New Jersey Legacy Teachers Guide
Program Five, Monopolies and Mechanics
David S. Cohen. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission and New Jersey Network, 1999
"Political Rivalries and Conflicts"
(Rise of Political Parties, Jacksonianism, the Constitution of 1844, the Joint Companies)
pp. 29-42, In Reshaping New Jersey: A History of Its Government and Politics
Stanley N. Worton. New Jersey History Series. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1997
Audio and Video
Monopolies and Mechanics
A 30-minute television documentary about New Jersey in the early nineteenth century. A co-production of New Jersey Network and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 1999
Documents
New Jersey Legacy Teachers Guide
Program Five, Monopolies and Mechanics
David S. Cohen. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission and New Jersey Network, 1999
Two Opinions of Monopoly, pp. 67-68
Online Lectures
"Social Change and Party Politics in the Age of Jefferson and Jackson"
Michael Birkner
www.nj-history.org
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"Robert F. Stockton and the Politics of Monopoly in New Jersey"
David Steven Cohen
www.nj-history.org
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Internet Sites
New Jersey History Partnership Project
www.nj-history.org
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