Andrew Jackson: The Course of American Democracy, 1833-1845

Andrew Jackson: The Course of American Democracy, 1833-1845

by Robert V. Remini

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801859137
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 04/10/1998
Series: Andrew Jackson Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 672
Sales rank: 889,772
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 5.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Robert V. Remini is professor emeritus of history and the humanities at the Univeristy of Illinois at Chicago. The New York Times has called him "the foremost Jacksonian scholar of our time."He is the author of many books, Including biographies of Daniel Webster and Henry Clay.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Prefacexiii
Chronology of Jackson's Life, 1833-1845xix
1Jacksonian America1
2"Nullification ... Means Insurrection and War"8
3The Union Preserved24
4Reshuffling the Cabinet45
5"The Grand Triumphal Tour"60
6Duane's Dismissal84
7Panic!105
8Jackson's "Revolution"116
9The Rise of the Whig Party132
10Censure and Protest142
11"The Bank Is Dead"161
12The Hermitage Fire179
13The Most Dangerous Moment192
14"Permit Nothing That Is Wrong"211
15"No Apology"222
16Democratizing the Government237
17A Question of Freedom251
18"The Republic Has Degenerated into a Democracy"264
19"To Demand the Respect of All Europe"274
20Twilight of the Indians293
21"A Bomb Thrown Without Warning"315
22Jacksonian Democracy330
23Texas347
24Jackson Triumphant369
25Life in the White House382
26Farewell404
27"Well Done Thou Faithful Servant"420
28To Join the Church434
29Silver Jubilee448
30Beaten But Not Conquered462
31A Fading Taper474
32"We Must Regain Texas"490
33"We Will All Meet in Heaven"512
Notes531
Bibliography603
Index617
Maps and Floor Plans
Indian Removal--Southern Tribes305
Indian Territory313
Hermitage, First Floor334
Hermitage, Second Floor335
The White House, 1833, Main Floor386
The White House, 1833, Second Story387

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