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Martin Van Buren

By Edward M. Shepard
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  • MARTIN VAN BUREN BY EDWARD M. SHEPARD
  • PREFACE TO THE REVISED EDITION
  • CONTENTS
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • CHAPTER I AMERICAN POLITICS WHEN VAN BUREN'S CAREER BEGAN.—JEFFERSON'S INFLUENCE
  • CHAPTER II EARLY YEARS.—PROFESSIONAL LIFE
  • CHAPTER III STATE SENATOR.—ATTORNEY-GENERAL.—MEMBER OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION
  • CHAPTER IV UNITED STATES SENATOR.—REËSTABLISHMENT OF PARTIES.—PARTY LEADERSHIP
  • CHAPTER V DEMOCRATIC VICTORY IN 1828.—GOVERNOR
  • CHAPTER VI SECRETARY OF STATE.—DEFINITE FORMATION OF THE DEMOCRATIC CREED
  • CHAPTER VII MINISTER TO ENGLAND.—VICE-PRESIDENT.—ELECTION TO THE PRESIDENCY
  • CHAPTER VIII CRISIS OF 1837
  • CHAPTER IX PRESIDENT.—SUB-TREASURY BILL
  • CHAPTER X PRESIDENT.—CANADIAN INSURRECTION.—TEXAS.—SEMINOLE WAR.—DEFEAT FOR REËLECTION
  • CHAPTER XI EX-PRESIDENT.—SLAVERY.—TEXAS ANNEXATION.—DEFEAT BY THE SOUTH.—FREE-SOIL CAMPAIGN.—LAST YEARS
  • CHAPTER XII VAN BUREN'S CHARACTER AND PLACE IN HISTORY
    • FOOTNOTES
  • INDEX
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