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One and Inseparable: Daniel Webster and the Union

Maurice Glen Baxter - Biography & Autobiography - 1984 - 646 pages
This first full-scale scholarly biography of the formidable Yankee illuminates the interrelated currents of Webster's private life and his influential, controversial public career
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The Bank of the United States and the American Economy

Edward Kaplan - Business & Economics - 1999 - 184 pages
An account of the history, structure, and operation of the First and Second Banks of the United States, this study examines how the banks performed as national and central ...
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At the Edge of the Precipice: Henry Clay and the Compromise That Saved the Union

Robert V. Remini - History - 2010 - 201 pages
In 1850, America hovered on the brink of disunion. Tensions between slave-holders and abolitionists mounted, as the debate over slavery grew rancorous. An influx of new ...
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Henry Clay: The Essential American

David S. Heidler, Jeanne T. Heidler - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 595 pages
He was the Great Compromiser, a canny and colorful legislator whose life mirrors the story of America from its founding until the eve of the Civil War. Speaker of the House ...
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The Republican Vision of John Tyler

Dan Monroe - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 263 pages
Historians have generally ranked John Tyler as one of the least successful chief executives, despite achievements such as the WebsterAshburton treaty, which heralded improved ...
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The Great Triumvirate: Webster, Clay, and Calhoun

Merrill D. Peterson - History - 1987 - 582 pages
Enormously powerful, intensely ambitious, the very personifications of their respective regions--Daniel Webster, Henry Clay, and John C. Calhoun represented the foremost ...
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The Age of Strict Construction: A History of the Growth of Federal Power ...

Peter Zavodnyik - History - 2007 - 372 pages
The Age of Strict Construction explores the growth of the federal government's power and influence between 1789 and 1861, and the varying reactions of Americans to that growth.
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