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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
Title variation
Andrew Jackson in the White House
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
WOP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meacham, Jon
Dewey number
973.56092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Jackson, Andrew
  • Jackson, Andrew
  • Jackson, Andrew
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • Jackson, Andrew
  • Families
  • Friendship
  • Political science
  • Presidents
  • United States
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
368146155
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Random House Trade paperback ed.
Extent
xxii, 483 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780812973464
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)368146155
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
368146155
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Random House Trade paperback ed.
Extent
xxii, 483 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780812973464
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)368146155

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