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The rise of Andrew Jackson

David Stephen Heidler

The rise of Andrew Jackson

myth, manipulation, and the making of modern politics

by David Stephen Heidler

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Political culture,
  • Presidents,
  • Political campaigns,
  • Election,
  • Political parties,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-417) and index.

    StatementDavid S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler
    ContributionsHeidler, Jeanne T., author
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE381 .H45 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 433 pages
    Number of Pages433
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26976498M
    ISBN 100465097561
    ISBN 109780465097562
    LC Control Number2018015938
    OCLC/WorldCa1023485228

    The Rise of Andrew Jackson: Myth, Manipulation, and the Making of Modern Politics by David Stephen Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler available in Hardcover on , also read synopsis and reviews. The story of Andrew Jackson's improbable ascent to the White House, centered on the handlers and.   Jackson's Rise to Power Born in South Carolina to impoverished parents on Ma , Jackson began life quite differently compared to the previous six presidents. At 13, Jackson joined the Continental Army as a courier during the Revolutionary War. (Jackson was also the last president to have served during the Revolutionary War).

      The career of Andrew Jackson (–), the survivor of that backcountry Kentucky duel in , exemplified both the opportunities and the dangers of political life in the early republic. A lawyer, slaveholder, and general—and eventually the seventh president of the United States—he rose from humble frontier beginnings to become one of the most powerful Americans of the nineteenth . An account of Andrew Jackson’s early life and rise in politics—seen through the prism of his most bitter contemporary enemies. Robert W. Merry reviews “The Rise of Andrew Jackson” by David.

    The most famous American of his time, Andrew Jackson is a seminal figure in American history. The first "common man" to rise to the presidency, Jackson embodied the spirit and the vision of the emerging American nation; the term "Jacksonian democracy" is embedded in our national lexicon.   The classic one-volume biography of Andrew Jackson Robert V. Remini's prizewinning, three-volume biography, The Life of Andrew Jackson, won the National Book Award upon its completion in Now, Remini captures the essence of the life and career of the seventh president of the United States in the meticulously crafted single-volume abridgement.4/5.


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In providing this misunderstood part of Jackson's story, the Heidlers paint a fascinating portrait of the bare-knuckles politics of the s, one that Brand: Hachette Book Group.

THE RISE OF ANDREW JACKSON: MYTH, MANIPULATION AND THE MAKING OF MODERN POLITICS. By David S. Heidler and Jeanne T.

Heidler. Basic Books, $32, pages. A library could exist of books on Andrew Jackson, but the Rise of Andrew Jackson makes a great introduction to the legend, the man, and his political network that created not just a president but also an epoch in American history.

The Heidlers tell The rise of Andrew Jackson book engrossing story that covers a remarkably complex history in relatively few pages. Andrew Jackson () arrived on the political scene at a time when just about every voter would have called himself a Republican of some stripe; political parties had not yet fully evolved, so contests tended to be matters of personality rather than issues.

Authors David S. and Jeanne T. Heidler offer up one possible antecedent to the Trump phenomenon in The Rise of Andrew Jackson: Myth, Manipulation and the Making of Modern Politics.

The parallels are imperfect, but both cases remind us how. The Rise of Andrew Jackson. The career of Andrew Jackson (), the survivor of that backcountry Kentucky duel inexemplified both the opportunities and the dangers of political life in the early republic. A lawyer, slaveholder, and general—and eventually the seventh president of the United States—he rose from humble frontier beginnings to become one of the most powerful.

“Vividly written, The Rise of Andrew Jackson unpacks Old Hickory’s climb to the White House only to find savvy spinmeisters and shrewd political operatives managing him all the way, often straining to control his legendary temper. In providing this misunderstood part of Jackson’s story, the Heidlers’ paint a fascinating portrait of the bare-knuckles politics of the s, one that resonates today.”.

As a work of history, “The Rise of Andrew Jackson” looks in depth at how Jackson was sold as a candidate to the American people. It should be valuable to readers curious about the development of campaigns and elections since the 19th century, and those interested in what light Jackson’s rise can shed on our own outsider president, and his seemingly perpetual : Max Diamond.

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This substantive book by the historian Heidler spouses (Washington’s Circle: The Creation of the President) focuses less on Andrew Jackson’s controversial actions as president than on how he.

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Polk to run for president in   In October, Basic Books are due to publish the new book by David S. and Jeanne T. Heidler: The Rise of Andrew Jackson.I have mixed feelings about Andrew Jackson — he was a towering, important figure during one of my favourite periods of American history, whose election helped to fundamentally alter the way presidential elections are conducted.

"Vividly written, The Rise of Andrew Jackson unpacks Old Hickory's climb to the White House only to find savvy spinmeisters and shrewd political operatives managing him all the way, often straining to control his legendary temper.

In providing this misunderstood part of Jackson's story, the Heidlers paint a fascinating portrait of the bare-knuckles politics of the s, one that resonates today."—.

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Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler. About the book, from the publisher:The story of Andrew Jackson’s improbable ascent to the White House, centered on the handlers and propagandists who made it possible. New York Journal of Books "An admirable study of the varied political forces that ensured Jackson's presidential triumph and secured his place in early United States history.

Readers will find in The Rise of Andrew Jackson all the political intrigue and drama an election brings."—Claremont Review of Books.

The presidential election of is one of the most compelling stories in American history: Andrew Jackson, hero of the Battle of New Orleans and man of the people, bounced back from his controversial loss four years earlier to unseat John Quincy Adams in 4/5.The Rise of the Common Man Andrew Jackson considered himself a spokesperson for the common man.

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