Martin Van Buren: The American Presidents Series: The 8th President, 1837-1841

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Martin Van Buren: The American Presidents Series: The 8th President, 1837-1841 - Widmer, Ted, and Schlesinger, Arthur M Jr (Editor)

The first president born after America's independence ushers in a new era of no-holds-barred democracy The first "professional politician" to become president, the slick and dandyish Martin Van Buren was to all appearances the opposite of his predecessor, the rugged general and Democratic champion Andrew Jackson. Van Buren, a native Dutch speaker ... Read More