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The age of Jackson

Author: Arthur M Schlesinger, Jr.
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Little, Brown and Co., 1945.
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This volume by the great American historian Arthur M. Schlesinger embraces the Age of Andrew Jackson from its inception to its influence upon the history of our country. It captures the historical, cultural, economic and political life of the United States as it grew from Jefferson's day to the violent early eruptions of financial and industrial forces that threatened the basic principles of our constitutional  Read more...
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Named Person: Andrew Jackson; Andrew (Politiker) Jackson; Andrew Jackson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur M Schlesinger, Jr.
ISBN: 0316773433 9780316773430
OCLC Number: 424677
Notes: "First edition ... September 1945."
"The outgrowth of a series of lectures entitled 'A reinterpretation of Jacksonian democracy' delivered at the Lowell institute in Boston in the fall of 1941"--Acknowledgements.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, History, 1946.
Description: xiv, 577 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue: 1829 --
End of Arcadia --
Keepers of the Jeffersonian conscience --
Background for revolution --
The first year --
The men around the president --
Beginnings of the Bank War --
Veto --
Counterattack --
Hard money --
Credo of the workingmen --
Stirrings in the Bay State --
George Bancroft and radicalism in Massachusetts --
Radicalism in New York --
Rise of the Locofocos --
The pattern of Locofocoism --
The third term --
Panic --
Divorce of bank and state --
The Southern dilemma --
Radicalism at high water --
The Whig counterreformation --
1840 --
Jacksonian democracy as an intellectual movement --
Jacksonian democracy and the law --
Jacksonian democracy and industrialism --
Jacksonian democracy and religion --
Jacksonian democracy and utopia --
Jacksonian democracy and literature --
Tyler too --
Minorities and majorities --
Cloud on the horizon --
Gathering of the storm --
Free Soil --
The storm approaches --
"Our federal union--" --
Traditions of democracy.
Responsibility: by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

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This volume by the great American historian Arthur M. Schlesinger embraces the Age of Andrew Jackson from its inception to its influence upon the history of our country. It captures the historical, cultural, economic and political life of the United States as it grew from Jefferson's day to the violent early eruptions of financial and industrial forces that threatened the basic principles of our constitutional democracy. -- from http://www.amazon.com (Sep. 6, 2011).

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