The Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee hosted lecturers for a weekend colloquia on Andrew Jackson chaired by Dr. Dan Monroe from Milliken College. Dr. Monroe led conversations that mentioned Jackson’s navy profession, heroism within the Battle of New Orleans, Presidency, political reform and his lasting legacy. Members analyzed Jackson’s Inaugural Handle to Congress, Financial institution Veto Message, Pressure Invoice, and Nullification writings. Dr. Monroe additionally in contrast a number of of Lincoln’s writings (and insurance policies) to Jackson’s insurance policies when coping with South Carolina and secession. Members additionally loved a non-public tour of the Hermitage, grounds, graveyard and museum.
One program participant said, “I really feel very lucky to have gotten to study Jackson in Nashville. The placement, data, and assets supplied will improve my classes on Jackson. Thanks for this chance.”