In Defense of Andrew Jackson

In Defense of Andrew Jackson

by Bradley Birzer


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621577287
Publisher: Regnery History
Publication date: 09/11/2018
Pages: 175
Sales rank: 285,285
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Bradley Birzer is a professor of history and the Russell Amos Kirk Chair in American Studies at Hillsdale College, where he has taught since 1999. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame and received his Ph.D. from Indiana University. His previous books include Russell Kirk: American Conservative (2015), Neil Peart: Cultural (Re)Percussions (2015), American Cicero: Charles Carroll of Carrollton (2010), Sanctifying the World: The Augustinian Life and Mind of Christopher Dawson (2007), and J.R.R. Tolkien’s Sanctifying Myth (2003).

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Chapter 1 Andrew Jackson and His Meaning to America 1

Chapter 2 Republican Violence 19

Chapter 3 Frontiersman, Citizen Soldier, and Hero 41

Chapter 4 Conqueror and Hero 63

Chapter 5 The Reluctant President 81

Chapter 6 The World Is Governed Too Muck 103

Chapter 7 Nullifying the Nullifiers 125

Chapter 8 True Republican, True American, end True Heir 143

Appendix President Andrew Jackson's Farewell Address, March 4, 1837 151

Notes 181

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