Franklin

The Young America movement and the transformation of the Democratic Party, 1828-61 / Yonatan Eyal.

Author/Creator:
Eyal, Yonatan, 1977-
Publication:
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 252 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Democratic Party (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861.
United States -- Economic conditions -- To 1865.
Contents:
Introduction: The spirit of Young America
Orthodox Jacksonianism, 1828-1844
Trade and improvements : the economic orientation of Young America Democrats
Rails, canals, and a new commercial spirit
Young America Democrats and the revolutions of 1848
A new international consciousness
The fires of perfection revisited
The anti-slavery democracy
New Democrats and the coming of the Civil War
Conclusion: Lincoln on Young America.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780521875646 (hardback)
0521875641 (hardback)
OCLC:
80461021
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