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By Joel H. Silbey

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ISBN-13: 9781444339123

A spouse to the Antebellum Presidents presents a chain of unique essays exploring our historic knowing of the function and legacy of the 8 U.S. presidents who served within the major interval among 1837 and the beginning of the Civil battle in 1861.

  • Explores and evaluates the evolving scholarly reception of Presidents Van Buren, Harrison, Tyler, Polk, Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce, and Buchanan, together with their roles, behaviors, triumphs, and failures
  • Represents the 1st single-volume connection with assemble jointly the historiographic literature at the Antebellum Presidents
  • Brings jointly unique contributions from a staff of eminent historians and specialists at the American presidency
  • Reveals insights into presidential management within the sector century prime as much as the yank Civil War
  • Offers clean views into the principally forgotten males who served in the course of essentially the most decisive region centuries of usa history

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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. Cooper, William J. 1983. Liberty and Slavery: Southern Politics to 1860. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Craven, Avery O. 1942. The Coming of the Civil War. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Craven, Avery O. 1953. The Growth Of Southern Nationalism, 1848–1861. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. Craven, Avery O. 1959. Civil War in the Making. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. Crofts, Daniel. 1989. Reluctant Confederates: Upper South Unionists in the Secession Crisis.

They argued that historians of the coming of the Civil War had not dealt as effectively with the nativist 24 joel h. silbey presence and their role in breaking up the parties as they deserved (Gienapp 1987; Silbey 1985). The standard story noted, but did not highlight, nor have much to say about, the findings of those who argued that the emerging Republicans had many roots in the nativist camp. In contrast to the sectional influence argument, those convinced by the ­findings of the strength of parties in the political life of the nation suggested the need to think about the era in a somewhat different way.

Remini, Robert V. 1977. Andrew Jackson and the Course of American Empire, 1767–1821. New York: Harper and Row. Remini, Robert V. 1981. Andrew Jackson and the Course of American Freedom, 1822–1832. New York: Harper and Row. Remini, Robert V. 1984. Andrew Jackson and the Course of American Democracy, 1833–1845. New York: Harper and Row. Reynolds, David S. 2008. Waking Giant: America in the Age of Jackson. New York: Harper. Richards, Leonard L. 2000. The Slave Power: The Free North and Southern Domination, 1780–1860.

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