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

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

Format:  Paperback,

283 pages

Edition: First

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

Publish Date: Mar 1998

ISBN-13: 9780312112134

ISBN-10: 0312112130

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This selection of letters, essays, and speeches demonstrates how the clashing perspectives of two individuals shaped and exemplified the major issues of national politics between the War of 1812 and the territorial crisis of 1850 -- the preservation of the union, federal commitments to banking, tariffs, internal improvements, and the egalitarian tone of national political culture.

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Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
Publish Date: Mar 1998
ISBN-13: 9780312112134
ISBN-10: 0312112130
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 283
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.71
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.54 x 0.51 x 8.25

Chapter outline

Foreword
Preface
List of Illustrations
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
1824
1828
The Hero Becomes a President
Four More Years
Aftermath
The Documents
Andrew Jackson, Division Orders to the Tennessee Militia, March 7, 1812
The Hunters of Kentucky," Jacksonian Campaign Song, 1822
Scaevola [Henry Clay], "To the Electors of Fayette County," April 16, 1798
Henry Clay, On the Proposed Repeal of the Non-Intercourse Act, February 22, 1810
Henry Clay, On the Seminole War, January 20, 1819
Henry Clay, On the Tariff, March 30-31, 1824
Edward Patchell, Letter to Andrew Jackson, August 7, 1824
Andrew Jackson, Letter to L. H. Coleman, April 26, 1824
The First Volley: Letters on the "Corrupt Bargain" of 1824
Henry Clay to Francis T. Brooke, January 28, 1825
Andrew Jackson to Samuel Swartwout, February 22, 1825
Washington Gazette, "Mr. Clay and His Conscience," February 11, 1825
Margaret Smith, Letter to Mrs. Kirkpatrick, March 11, 1829
Andrew Jackson, Excerpt on Indian Removal from the First Annual Message, December 8, 1829
Theodore Frelinghuysen, On Indian Removal, April 9, 1830
Andrew Jackson, Veto of the Maysville Road, 1830
Andrew Jackson, Bank Veto, July 10, 1832
Henry Clay, On the American System, February 2, 3, and 6, 1832
Andrew Jackson, Nullification Proclamation, December 10, 1832
Henry Clay, On the Compromise Tariff, February 12, 1833
Henry Clay, On the Removal of the Deposits, December 26, 1833
Andrew Jackson, Protest against Censure Resolutions, April 15, 1834
Andrew Jackson, Letter to Tilghman A. Howard, August 20, 1833
Andrew Jackson, Letter to Joseph Conn Guild, April 24, 1835
Andrew Jackson, Farewell Address, 1837
Whig Campaign Platform of 1844
Henry Clay, Resolutions and Speech on the Proposed Compromise of 1850, January 29 and February 5 and 6, 1850
Appendices
An Andrew Jackson and Henry Clay Chronology
Selected Bibliography
Index

Book description

This selection of letters, essays, and speeches demonstrates how the clashing perspectives of two individuals shaped and exemplified the major issues of national politics between the War of 1812 and the territorial crisis of 1850 — the preservation of the union, federal commitments to banking, tariffs, internal improvements, and the egalitarian tone of national political culture.

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