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The American presidents, Washington to Tyler : what they did, what they said, what was said about them, with full source notes / Robert A. Nowlan.

Author/Creator:
Nowlan, Robert A.
Publication:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 450 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
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Subjects:
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1789-1815.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861.
Summary:
"Through current day, only forty-three men have held the office of the President of the United States, and some have been sanctified and some reviled. This historical work addresses the careers of the first ten presidents, men who made vital contributions not only to the office of the presidency, but to the course of the fledgling nation"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
George Washington: the man who would not be king
John Adams: the revolution made in the minds of the people
Thomas Jefferson: the polymath president
James Madison: that dear little Jemmy
James Monroe: the last of the cocked hats
John Quincy Adams: a man of principles, not parties
Andrew Jackson: a good friend and a bad enemy
Martin Van Buren: the foxy first full-time politician
William Henry Harrison: sung into the presidency
John Tyler: president or acting president? Patriot or traitor?.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780786463367 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786463368 (softcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
692291434