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James Buchanan

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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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  • ISBN: 0805069461
  • ISBN: 9780805069464
  • Physical Description: xviii, 172 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Times Books, 2004.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-161) and index.
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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.
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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.
Subject: Buchanan, James, 1791-1868.
Presidents > United States > Biography
United States > Politics and government > 1857-1861.
Buchanan, James (Politiker, 1791-1868)


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