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

Andrew Jackson vs Henry Clay Democracy and Development in Antebellum America 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 and t

  • Title: Andrew Jackson vs. Henry Clay: Democracy and Development in Antebellum America
  • Author: Harry L. Watson
  • ISBN: 9780312112134
  • Page: 483
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 cThis 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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    About "Harry L. Watson"

    1. Harry L. Watson

      Harry L Watson is the Atlanta Distinguished Professor of Southern Culture at the University of North Carolina He is the author of Liberty and Power The Politics of Jacksonian America and An Independent People The Way We Lived in North Carolina, 1770 1820 His coedited books include Southern Cultures The Fifteenth Anniversary Reader and The American South in a Global World.

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    1. Reading a text on two men I don't respect without a hint of criticism on either side is a miserable way to spend a week.The only thing I found interesting here is the development of the modern day Republicans and Democrats. Although Jackson's Democratic-Republican party was the precursor to modern day democrats, I found myself opposing his logic far more often than Clay (with the Whigs, who would become modern day Republicans). I think my preference was pretty informed by the author who didn't q [...]


    2. One of the lovely books I had to read this semester for class. It was written from a pro-Clay angle and while Andrew Jackson was a racist, sexist and overall brutish man responsible for near genocide I can see why he got re-elected. There is something very slimy about Clay that makes him seem untrustworthy. A man who can preach about the evils of slavery and then go home after a depression and expand his slave plantation is not someone who would get my vote. Better the bigot that you know.



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