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A Perfect Union: Dolley Madison and the Creation of the American Nation

Catherine Allgor - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 493 pages
Offers a portrait of the life of a remarkable American woman, profiling the seminal role played by Dolley Madison amid the turbulent and complex political, social, and cultural ...
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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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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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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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Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation

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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Revolutionary Backlash: Women and Politics in the Early American Republic

Rosemarie Zagarri - History - 2011 - 248 pages
The Seneca Falls Convention is typically seen as the beginning of the first women's rights movement in the United States. Revolutionary Backlash argues otherwise. According to ...
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President Jefferson

Davidson Butler - Biography & Autobiography - 2015 - 179 pages
Here, from New York Times bestselling author Davidson Butler, is the dramatic story of Thomas Jefferson's two terms as President of the United States - from the Louisiana ...
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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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Confounding Father: Thomas Jefferson's Image in His Own Time

Robert M. S. McDonald - History - 2016 - 328 pages
Of all the founding fathers, Thomas Jefferson stood out as the most controversial and confounding. Loved and hated, revered and reviled, during his lifetime he served as a ...
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The Passions of Andrew Jackson

Andrew Burstein - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 320 pages
Most people vaguely imagine Andrew Jackson as a jaunty warrior and a man of the people, but he was much more—a man just as complex and controversial as Jefferson or Lincoln ...
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