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The Resource American lion : Andrew Jackson in the White House, Jon Meacham

American lion : Andrew Jackson in the White House, Jon Meacham

Label
American lion : Andrew Jackson in the White House
Title
American lion
Title remainder
Andrew Jackson in the White House
Statement of responsibility
Jon Meacham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A thought-provoking study of Andrew Jackson chronicles the life and career of a self-made man who went on to become a military hero and seventh president of the United States, critically analyzing Jackson's seminal role during a turbulent era in history, the political crises and personal upheaval that surrounded him, and his legacy for the modern presidency
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize, Biography, 2009
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meacham, Jon
Dewey number
  • 973.5/6092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E382
LC item number
.M43 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jackson, Andrew
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • Jackson, Andrew
  • Jackson, Andrew
Label
American lion : Andrew Jackson in the White House, Jon Meacham
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0819/2008023466.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [449]-462) and index
Contents
pt. 1. The love of country, fame and honor : beginnings to late 1830. -- Andy will fight his way in the world -- Follow me and I'll save you yet -- A marriage, a defeat, and a victory -- You know best, my dear -- Ladies' wars are always fierce and hot -- A busybody Presbyterian clergyman -- My white and red children -- Major Eaton has spoken of resigning -- An opinion of the President alone -- Liberty and union, now and forever -- General Jackson rules by his personal popularity -- pt. 2. I will die with the Union : late 1830 to 1834. -- I have been left to sup alone -- A mean and scurvy piece of business -- Now let him enforce it -- The fury of a chained panther -- Hurra for the hickory tree! -- A dreadful crisis of excitement and violence -- The mad project of disunion -- We are threatened to have our throats cut -- Great is the stake placed in our hands -- My mind is made up -- He appeared to feel as a father -- The people, sir, are with me -- We are in the midst of a revolution -- pt. 3. The evening of his days : 1834 to the end. -- So you want war -- A dark, lawless, and insatiable ambition! -- There is a rank due to the United States among nations -- The wretched victim of a dreadful delusion -- How would you like to be a slave? -- The strife about the next Presidency -- Not one would have ever got out alive -- I fear Emily will not recover -- The President will go out triumphantly -- The shock is great, and grief universal
Control code
ocn212855253
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiv, 483 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400063253
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2008023466
Note
Gift of Mary Lou Williamson.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)212855253
Label
American lion : Andrew Jackson in the White House, Jon Meacham
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0819/2008023466.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [449]-462) and index
Contents
pt. 1. The love of country, fame and honor : beginnings to late 1830. -- Andy will fight his way in the world -- Follow me and I'll save you yet -- A marriage, a defeat, and a victory -- You know best, my dear -- Ladies' wars are always fierce and hot -- A busybody Presbyterian clergyman -- My white and red children -- Major Eaton has spoken of resigning -- An opinion of the President alone -- Liberty and union, now and forever -- General Jackson rules by his personal popularity -- pt. 2. I will die with the Union : late 1830 to 1834. -- I have been left to sup alone -- A mean and scurvy piece of business -- Now let him enforce it -- The fury of a chained panther -- Hurra for the hickory tree! -- A dreadful crisis of excitement and violence -- The mad project of disunion -- We are threatened to have our throats cut -- Great is the stake placed in our hands -- My mind is made up -- He appeared to feel as a father -- The people, sir, are with me -- We are in the midst of a revolution -- pt. 3. The evening of his days : 1834 to the end. -- So you want war -- A dark, lawless, and insatiable ambition! -- There is a rank due to the United States among nations -- The wretched victim of a dreadful delusion -- How would you like to be a slave? -- The strife about the next Presidency -- Not one would have ever got out alive -- I fear Emily will not recover -- The President will go out triumphantly -- The shock is great, and grief universal
Control code
ocn212855253
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiv, 483 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400063253
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2008023466
Note
Gift of Mary Lou Williamson.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)212855253

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