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The Resource American lion : Andrew Jackson in the White House, Jon Meacham

American lion : Andrew Jackson in the White House, Jon Meacham

Label
American lion : Andrew Jackson in the White House
Title
American lion
Title remainder
Andrew Jackson in the White House
Statement of responsibility
Jon Meacham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A thought-provoking study of Andrew Jackson chronicles the life and career of a self-made man who went on to become a military hero and seventh president of the United States, critically analyzing Jackson's seminal role during a turbulent era in history, the political crises and personal upheaval that surrounded him, and his legacy for the modern presidency
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E382
LC item number
.M43 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
American lion : Andrew Jackson in the White House, Jon Meacham
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [449]-462) and index
Contents
The love of country, fame and honor: beginnings to late 1830 -- Andy will fight his way in the world -- Follow me and I'll save you yet -- A marriage, a defeat, and a victory -- You know best, my dear -- Ladies' wars are always fierce and hot -- A busybody Presbyterian clergyman -- My white and red children -- Major Eaton has spoken of resigning -- An opinion of the President alone -- Liberty and union, now and forever -- General Jackson rules by his personal popularity -- I will die with the Union: late 1830 to 1834 -- I have been left to sup alone -- A mean and scurvy piece of business -- Now let him enforce it -- The fury of a chained panther -- Hurra for the hickory tree! -- A dreadful crisis of excitement and violence -- The mad project of disunion -- We are threatened to have our throats cut -- Great is the stake placed in our hands -- My mind is made up -- He appeared to feel as a father -- The people, sir, are with me -- We are in the midst of a revolution -- The evening of his days: 1834 to the end -- So you want war -- A dark, lawless, and insatiable ambition! -- There is a rank due to the United States among nations -- The wretched victim of a dreadful delusion -- How would you like to be a slave? -- The strife about the next Presidency -- Not one would have ever got out alive -- I fear Emily will not recover -- The President will go out triumphantly -- The shock is great, and grief universal
Control code
212855253
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiv, 483 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400063253
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2008023466
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)212855253
Label
American lion : Andrew Jackson in the White House, Jon Meacham
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [449]-462) and index
Contents
The love of country, fame and honor: beginnings to late 1830 -- Andy will fight his way in the world -- Follow me and I'll save you yet -- A marriage, a defeat, and a victory -- You know best, my dear -- Ladies' wars are always fierce and hot -- A busybody Presbyterian clergyman -- My white and red children -- Major Eaton has spoken of resigning -- An opinion of the President alone -- Liberty and union, now and forever -- General Jackson rules by his personal popularity -- I will die with the Union: late 1830 to 1834 -- I have been left to sup alone -- A mean and scurvy piece of business -- Now let him enforce it -- The fury of a chained panther -- Hurra for the hickory tree! -- A dreadful crisis of excitement and violence -- The mad project of disunion -- We are threatened to have our throats cut -- Great is the stake placed in our hands -- My mind is made up -- He appeared to feel as a father -- The people, sir, are with me -- We are in the midst of a revolution -- The evening of his days: 1834 to the end -- So you want war -- A dark, lawless, and insatiable ambition! -- There is a rank due to the United States among nations -- The wretched victim of a dreadful delusion -- How would you like to be a slave? -- The strife about the next Presidency -- Not one would have ever got out alive -- I fear Emily will not recover -- The President will go out triumphantly -- The shock is great, and grief universal
Control code
212855253
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiv, 483 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400063253
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2008023466
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)212855253

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