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Heirs of the founders : the epic rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the second generation of American giants / H.W. Brands.

Brands, H. W., (author).
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  • ISBN: 9780385542531
  • ISBN: 0385542534
  • Physical Description: x, 413 pages, 8 unnumbered pages plates : black & white illustrations, portraits, photographs ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Doubleday, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical notes (pages 377-393) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: January, 1850 -- Part One: The spirit of '76 -- Part Two: To build a nation -- Part Three: The people's government -- Part Four: A deep game -- Part Five: Temptations of empire -- Part Six: The fatal compromise.
Summary, etc.:
In the early 1800s, three young men strode onto the national stage, elected to Congress at a moment when the Founding Fathers were beginning to retire to their farms. Daniel Webster of Massachusetts, a champion orator known for his eloquence, spoke for the North and its business class. Henry Clay of Kentucky, as dashing as he was ambitious, embodied the hopes of the rising West. South Carolina's John Calhoun, with piercing eyes and an even more piercing intellect, defended the South and slavery. Together these heirs of Washington, Jefferson and Adams took the country to war, battled one another for the presidency and set themselves the task of finishing the work the Founders had left undone.
Subject: United States > Politics and government > 1801-1815.
United States > Politics and government > 1815-1861.
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850.
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852.
Statesmen > United States > Biography.
Constitutional history > United States.
HISTORY / United States / 19th Century.
HISTORY / Modern / 19th Century.

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