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Dolley Madison: The Problem of National Unity

Catherine Allgor - History - 2012 - 192 pages
First Lady of the United States and America's "Queen of Hearts," Dolley Madison fashioned an unofficial role for herself in the new administration of the United States, helping ...
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A Perfect Union: Dolley Madison and the Creation of the American Nation

Catherine Allgor - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 512 pages
An extraordinary American comes to life in this vivid, groundbreaking portrait of the early days of the republic--and the birth of modern politics When the roar of the ...
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Establishing Congress: The Removal to Washington, D.C., and the Election of 1800

Kenneth R. Bowling, Donald R. Kennon - History - 2005 - 225 pages
Establishing Congress: The Removal to Washington, D.C., and the Election of 1800 focuses on the end of the 1790s, when, in rapid succession, George Washington died, the federal ...
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Ladies of Liberty

Cokie Roberts - History - 2009 - 512 pages
In this eye-opening companion volume to her acclaimed history Founding Mothers, number-one New York Times bestselling author and renowned political commentator Cokie Roberts ...
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James Madison: A Son of Virginia and a Founder of the Nation

Jeff Broadwater - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 288 pages
James Madison is remembered primarily as a systematic political theorist, but this bookish and unassuming man was also a practical politician who strove for balance in an age ...
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Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte: An American Aristocrat in the Early Republic

Charlene M. Boyer Lewis - History - 2012 - 288 pages
Two centuries ago, Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte was one of the most famous women in America. Beautiful, scandalous, and outspoken, she had wed Napoleon's brother Jerome, borne ...
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Madison's Gift: Five Partnerships That Built America

David O. Stewart - Biography & Autobiography - 2015 - 432 pages
Historian David O. Stewart restores James Madison, sometimes overshadowed by his fellow Founders, to his proper place as the most significant framer of the new nation. Short ...
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The Petticoat Affair: Manners, Mutiny, and Sex in Andrew Jackson's White House

John F. Marszalek - History - 2000 - 296 pages
In The Petticoat Affair, prize-winning historian John F. Marszalek offers the first in--depth investigation of the earliest -- and perhaps greatest -- political sex scandal in ...
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Andrew Jackson and the Rise of the Democrats: A Reference Guide

Mark R. Cheathem Ph.D. - Political Science - 2015 - 278 pages
In this chronological examination of the Democratic Party's origins, award-winning author Mark R. Cheathem traces the development of both the Democratic Party and the second ...
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Strength and Honor: The Life of Dolley Madison

Richard N. Côté - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 444 pages
Based on more than two thousand of Dolley Payne Todd Madison's letters and accompanied by period illustrations, offers a biography of the popular First Lady who was renowned as ...
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