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James Buchanan

Author: Jean H Baker
Publisher: New York : Times Books, 2004.
Series: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A look at the presidency of James Buchanan, whose administration paved the way for the onslaught of the Civil War, details his failures as a president, including his lack of compromise and his weak leadership in a time of national crisis.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: James Buchanan; James (Politiker Buchanan; James Buchanan
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean H Baker
ISBN: 0805069461 9780805069464
OCLC Number: 53939621
Description: xviii, 172 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Ascension --
from Stony Batter to the Cabinet, 1791-1848 --
Wheatland to the White House, 1849-1856 --
The Buchanan Presidency --
Theory and Practice --
Appeasing the South: The Final Months of the Buchanan Presidency.
Series Title: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
Responsibility: Jean H. Baker.
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A look at the presidency of James Buchanan, whose administration paved the way for the onslaught of the Civil War, details his failures as a president, including his lack of compromise and his weak leadership in a time of national crisis.

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