The Presidency of Andrew Jackson / Edition 1

The Presidency of Andrew Jackson / Edition 1

by Donald B. Cole
     
 

ISBN-10: 070060961X

ISBN-13: 9780700609611

Pub. Date: 02/28/1999

Publisher: University Press of Kansas

"The best treatment we have of Jackson's presidency—succint, balanced, probing."—Daniel Feller, author of The Public Lands in Jacksonian Politics

"Gives 'Old Hickory' a new place in the history of the presidency. A provocative and challenging interpretation."—John M. Belohlavek, author of Let the Eagle Soar: The Foreign Policy of Andrew

Overview

"The best treatment we have of Jackson's presidency—succint, balanced, probing."—Daniel Feller, author of The Public Lands in Jacksonian Politics

"Gives 'Old Hickory' a new place in the history of the presidency. A provocative and challenging interpretation."—John M. Belohlavek, author of Let the Eagle Soar: The Foreign Policy of Andrew Jackson

Author Biography: Donald B. Cole is professor emeritus at Phillips Exeter Academy, New Hampshire, and the author of Martin Van Buren and the American Political System.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700609611
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Series:
American Presidency Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Part 1: The Jackson Coalition, 1829-33

1. An Anxious Republic

2. An Uncertain President

3. Facing Congress

4. Seeking Harmony

5. The Bank Veto and Indian Removal

6. Foreign Policy

7. A Jackson Victory

8. Defending the Union

Part 2: The Democratic Party, 1833-37

9. Renewing the Bank War

10. Two-Party Politics

11. A Violent Democracy

12. Democratic Administration

13. A Democratic Victory

14. An Ambivalent Presidency

Notes

Bibliographical Essay

Index

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