National Review recently argued that Alexander Hamilton was morally superior to Thomas Jefferson, and therefore — by strong implication — that his policies were preferable. Historian Kevin Gutzman responds!
About the Guest
James Madison biographer Kevin Gutzman is a professor of history and chairman of the department of history at Western Connecticut State University.
“Hamilton and Jefferson: The Deserving and the Deserter,” by M.D. Aeschliman
“Hamilton Takes Broadway,” by Kevin Gutzman
James Madison and the Making of America
Virginia’s American Revolution: From Dominion to Republic, 1776-1840
Who Killed the Constitution? The Fate of American Liberty from World War I to Barack Obama (with Tom Woods)
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution
Ep. 502 The Stamp Act, 250 Years Later
Ep. 498 Should We Hold an Article V Amendments Convention? A Debate (Kevin Gutzman & William Jasper)
Ep. 460 Jefferson and Jackson: Good Guys, Bad Guys, or One of Each?
Ep. 444 What Did the Fourteenth Amendment Really Mean?
Ep. 411 Hillsdale College’s Federalist Papers Course: Error and Propaganda
Ep. 369 Who Was the Real James Madison?
Ep. 189 The American Revolution: The Real Issue
Ep. 89 The Supreme Court and the 3×5 Card
Ep. 10 States’ Rights and the Founding
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