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Title:
From Jackson to Lincoln : democracy and dissent
Author:
Parks, Robert (Robert E.)
Publication Information:
New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1995.
Physical Description:
119 pages ; illustrations (some color), maps (some color) : 28 cm
General Note:
Catalog of an exhibition held Sept. 14, 1995 - Jan 7, 1996, at the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, N.Y.
Language:
English
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780875981130
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

"From Jackson to Lincoln" includes color reproductions of important nineteenth-century political and cultural documents with expert commentary. Represented are major examples of political and literary autograph manuscripts, drawings, photographs, broadsides, and other ephemera from the formative years of the United States.


Table of Contents

Preface
A Documentary Mosaic of America
From Jackson to Lincoln: Democracy and Dissent
"Native Principles"
The United States in 1820: The Missouri Compromise
The Presidency of Andrew Jackson
Removal of Native Americans
An Age of Reform
American Literature Comes of Age
Audubon and the Artist-Naturalist Tradition in America
An Age of Exploration and Innovation
The Annexation of Texas and the Mexican War
Intensification of Sectionalism
"A House Divided" And the Election of 1860
Checklist of the Exhibition
For Further Reading