Millard Fillmore: A Bibliography

Millard Fillmore: A Bibliography

by John E. Crawford
     
 

Millard Fillmore began his presidency on July 10, 1850, immediately passing the Fugitive Slave Act, and forever damaging his political career. Abolitionists and antislavery politicians were appalled and in 1852 Fillmore was denied nomination for a second term. Four years later he campaigned again for the presidency to no avail. As the decade came to an end, Millard

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Millard Fillmore began his presidency on July 10, 1850, immediately passing the Fugitive Slave Act, and forever damaging his political career. Abolitionists and antislavery politicians were appalled and in 1852 Fillmore was denied nomination for a second term. Four years later he campaigned again for the presidency to no avail. As the decade came to an end, Millard Fillmore was no more than an obscure name in history. Today, historians are finding new interest in Fillmore and his politics on slavery. Many believed he tolerated injustice for what he perceived was the greater good. In this comprehensive bibliography, students will find citations and sources for information on Millard Fillmore's childhood and personal life, presidency and post-presidential career. Students can easily access specific information through the table of contents and author and subject indexes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313281716
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/30/2002
Series:
Bibliographies of the Presidents of the United States Series
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

JOHN E. CRAWFORD is a clerk at the Mirand Library, Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York. He received his MS in Social Science from SUNY Buffalo.

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