James Buchanan: The American Presidents Series: The 15th President, 1857-1861

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Macmillan, 2004 - 192 páginas
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 national crisis, and more. 25,000 first printing.
 

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Crítica de los usuarios  - dasam - LibraryThing

An excellent, brief biography of the worst president in US history, and nearly a traitor at that. Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - santhony - LibraryThing

This short work is a part of the American Presidents series of short biographies of our nation’s chief executives, and while I understand the concept, and can make allowance for the comparative ... Leer comentario completo

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Wheatland to the White House 18491856
45
The Buchanan PresidencyTheory and Practice
75
The Final Months
107

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