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Department of State

New Jersey Historical Commission

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State

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
The New Jersey History Partnership Project
Select: “Enter
Select: “Market Revolution
Select: “2nd Party System
Select: “Online Lecture-Michael Birkner

“Robert F. Stockton and the Politics of Monopoly in New Jersey”
David Steven Cohen
The New Jersey History Partnership Project
Select: “Enter
Select: “Market Revolution
Select: “2nd Party System
Select: “Online Lecture-David Cohen

Internet Sites

The New Jersey History Partnership Project
Select: “Enter
Select: “Market Revolution
Select: “2nd Party System

 

 


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