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Andrew Jackson vs. Henry Clay : Democracy and Development in Antebellum America (Cloth)

Andrew Jackson vs. Henry Clay : Democracy and Development in Antebellum America (Cloth) - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0312112134

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ISBN13: 978-0312112134
ISBN10: 0312112130

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Bedford Books
Published: 1998
International: No

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Andrew Jackson vs. Henry Clay : Democracy and Development in Antebellum America (Cloth) - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0312112134

Harry L. Watson

ISBN13: 978-0312112134
ISBN10: 0312112130

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Bedford Books
Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

Henry L. Watson is professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He coedits Southern Cultures, a quarterly journal, and has published three scholarly books as well as numerous articles. His 1983 An Independent People: The Way We Lived in North Carolina, 1750-1820 was co-recipient of the AHA's James Harvey Robinson Award. Watson's most recent book, Liberty and Power: The Politics of Jacksonian America (1990), is considered the most cogent synthesis of Jacksonian politics in a generation of scholarship. Professor Watson has been a Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow, and he lectures widely in the United States and Abroad.

Author Bio

Watson, Harry L. : University of North Carolina

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

List of Illustrations

Part I

Introduction: Old Hickory, Prince Hal, and the World of the Early Republic
Social Change and the Market Revolution
Politics in the Early Republic
Jackson, Clay, and the Party System
The Making of a Tennessee Gentleman
The Gentleman Becomes a Hero
The War Hawk from Kentucky
Postwar Problems: Banking Panic and
Missouri Crisis
Round One: 1824
Round Two: 1828
The Hero Becomes a President
Four More Years
Aftermath


Part II. The Documents

Appendices

Chronology

Selected Bibliography