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By Joel H. Silbey

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A significant other to the Antebellum Presidents presents a sequence of unique essays exploring our ancient realizing of the position and legacy of the 8 U.S. presidents who served within the major interval among 1837 and the beginning of the Civil battle in 1861.

  • Explores and evaluates the evolving scholarly reception of Presidents Van Buren, Harrison, Tyler, Polk, Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce, and Buchanan, together with their roles, behaviors, triumphs, and failures
  • Represents the 1st single-volume connection with assemble jointly the historiographic literature at the Antebellum Presidents
  • Brings jointly unique contributions from a group of eminent historians and specialists at the American presidency
  • Reveals insights into presidential management within the sector century major as much as the yankee Civil War
  • Offers clean views into the mostly forgotten males who served in the course of the most decisive region centuries of usa history

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A spouse to the Antebellum Presidents provides a sequence of unique essays exploring our old knowing of the position and legacy of the 8 U. S. presidents who served within the major interval among 1837 and the beginning of the Civil conflict in 1861. Explores and evaluates the evolving scholarly reception of Presidents Van Buren, Harrison, Tyler, Polk, Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce, and Buchanan, together with their roles, behaviors, triumphs, and failuresRepresents the 1st single-volume connection with assemble jointly the historiographic literature at the Antebellum PresidentsBrings jointly unique contributions from a crew of eminent historians and specialists at the American presidencyReveals insights into presidential management within the area century major as much as the yankee Civil WarOffers clean views into the mostly forgotten males who served in the course of some of the most decisive zone centuries of usa background

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This was not a temporary shift but a cosmic one. Faced with the intensity and depth of this eruption, scholars suggested that the political climate shifted, the parties giving way before the rising sectional tide as it gained more and more force. A frequent assertion became commonplace in the literature, that the party system had run out of gas in the early fifties, its traditional political differences either settled or no longer relevant, allowing the disagreements over slavery to fill the political void.

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