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President James Buchanan

A Biography

by Philip S. Klein

  • 280 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by American Political Biography Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • General,
  • Presidents & Heads of State

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages506
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8449373M
    ISBN 100945707118
    ISBN 109780945707110
    OCLC/WorldCa47871173

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    James Buchanan by Jean Baker is a concise overview of the former presidents life before, during and after his time in office. Knowing that he is not the most electrifying topic, I thought Prof. Baker wrote with and a clear and economic style of prose, which made it quite easy to read and comprehend, she hits many of the low and high notes of his life, and at pages you can't go wrong!/5(4). the worst president the story of james buchanan Download the worst president the story of james buchanan or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the worst president the story of james buchanan book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you.

      The Buchanan family plot in Spring Garden Cemetery. James Buchanan, Sr. is buried beneath the large, brick-lined marker. History hasn’t been kind to President James Buchanan. However, as Pennsylvania’s only President, it is interesting to walk in his footsteps. A thought-provoking 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--his inability to resolve the issue of slavery, his lack of compromise, his weak leadership in a time of 4/5(7).


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This book is a well-written account of the life of America's 15th President, James Buchanan. It effectively paints a portrait of all periods of the subject's life, from childhood to death, but devotes extra focus on the final 6 months of his administration, leading up to Lincoln's election and the outbreak of the Civil War/5.

In this exploration of the presidency of James Buchanan,Garry Boulard revisits the 15th President and comes away with a stunning conclusion: Buchanan's performance as the nation's chief executive was even more deplorable and sordid than scholars generally know, making his status as the country's worst president richly deserved/5(25).

James Buchanan, the POTUS Ratings Game, and the Legacy of the Least of the Lesser Presidents is not a comprehensive biography of its principal subject, President James Buchanan. The book is pages and much of that is the author's opinions, and his musings on how presidents are ranked/5(61).

Bosom Friends: The Intimate World of James Buchanan and William Rufus King, by Thomas J. Balcerski (Oxford University Press, pp., $) W as President James Buchanan gay.

Probably not. At Author: Fred Schwarz. I too am trying to read a biography on every President. I am taking one step further in trying to read about American history and all the major events that has happened. I started with a book about the Lost Colony of Roanoke and now up to the James Buchanan Presidency.

So I am on precipice of the Civil War which I expect to be on for quite a while. The book made a good case for Buchanan being the worst President, but also added a bit fluff to fill the book out. Some of the asides made sense others such as comparing Buchanan to modern presidents I do agree with the author that in terms of success in the /5.

The problem, of course, is that James Buchanan, our nation’s only bachelor president, had no woman to call his “better half.” But, as Brown’s letter implies, there was a man who fit the : Thomas Balcerski. James Buchanan, –, 15th President of the United States (–61), b.

near Mercersburg, Pa., grad. Dickinson College, Early Career Buchanan studied law at Lancaster, Pa., and in practice there gained a considerable reputation for his wide learning and brilliant oratory. James Buchanan, (born Apnear Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.—died June 1,near Lancaster, Pennsylvania), 15th president of the United States (–61), a moderate Democrat whose efforts to find a compromise in the conflict between the North and the South failed to avert the Civil War (–65).

(For a discussion of the. James Buchanan (), America’s 15th president, was in office from to During his tenure, seven Southern states seceded from the Union and the nation teetered on. James Buchanan, widely regarded as one of history’s worst presidents due to his alliance with slave states and inability to stop the country from hurtling towards a civil war, may have another claim to fame in the history books.

Several historians believe that Buchanan, the 15th president of the United States, may have been America’s first. The presidency of James Buchanan began on March 4,when James Buchanan was inaugurated as President of the United States, and ended on March 4, Buchanan, a Democrat from Pennsylvania, took office as the 15th United States president after defeating former President Millard Fillmore of the American Party, and John C.

Frémont of the Republican Party in the presidential Cabinet: See list. James was the second child, and oldest surviving son, of James and Elizabeth Speer Buchanan's large family of eleven children. An older sister died as an infant and, after James, five daughters arrived in the two-year pattern of fecund reproduction accomplished by American wives whose contraception ended when they stopped nursing their infants/5(8).

Buy a cheap copy of James Buchanan book by Jean H. Baker. A provocative reconsideration of a presidency on the brink of Civil WarAlmost no president was as well trained and well prepared for the office as James Buchanan.

Free shipping over $/5(4). James Buchanan. (Credit: Public Domain) In response to Abraham Lincoln ’s presidential victory in Novemberseven Southern states seceded and formed the Confederacy.

"President James Buchanan: A Biography" is Philip Klein's classic biography of our fifteenth president. Born into a family of historians, he grew up in Lancaster County, PA near where Buchanan was raised a century earlier. Klein earned a doctorate in history from the University of Pennsylvania and was a professor at Penn State; he.

President James Buchanan Author: Philip S. Klein Published: Much like Martin Van Buren or Millard Fillmore, Buchanan was a politician through and through, although his ambitions are more clearly defined due to the strategies he used being a conscious reflection of those winning recipes by his predecessors.

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History Dept. Worst. President. Ever. People are debating who will be more disastrous for the country, Trump or Clinton. But James Buchanan takes the cake. On ApJames Buchanan was born in Cove Gap, Pennsylvania.

He was the fifteenth president of the United States, and served in office from to Buchanan graduated from college when he was only 18. He was the only president who never married. He. This article is about the United States President.

For the economist, see James M. Buchanan. James Buchanan (Ap – June 1, ) was the 15th president of the United States (–). He was the only bachelor president and the only resident of Pennsylvania to hold the office of : ApMercersburg, Pennsylvania.

An oddly entertaining study of “the first plodding-to-the-top president,” a man mercifully forgotten by Buchanan () was a Pennsylvanian, writes Strauss (Nonfiction Writing/Univ.

of Pennsylvania; Daddy’s Little Goalie: A Father, His Daughters, and Sports, ), the log cabin of his birth now enshrined on a rural Brand: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.James Buchanan is remembered for being the only U.S President, who remained a bachelor throughout his life.

He was the last president before the Civil War started as his policies could not prevent the division of the Union. About His Father: James’ Father was an immigrant from Northern Ireland who migrated to United States in