The Resource John Tyler : the accidental president, by Edward P. Crapol, (electronic resource)

John Tyler : the accidental president, by Edward P. Crapol, (electronic resource)

Label
John Tyler : the accidental president
Title
John Tyler
Title remainder
the accidental president
Statement of responsibility
by Edward P. Crapol
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The first vice president to become president on the death of the incumbent, John Tyler (1790-1862) was derided by critics as ""His Accidency."" In this biography of the tenth president, Edward P. Crapol challenges depictions of Tyler as a die-hard advocate of states' rights, limited government, and a strict interpretation of the Constitution. Instead, he argues, Tyler manipulated the Constitution to increase the executive power of the presidency. Crapol also highlights Tyler's faith in America's national destiny and his belief that boundless territorial expansion would preserve the Union as a
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crapol, Edward P
Dewey number
  • 973.5/092
  • 973.5092
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E397
LC item number
.C73 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tyler, John
  • Presidents
  • United States
Label
John Tyler : the accidental president, by Edward P. Crapol, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2006. With new foreword
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Cover; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; 1 Forewarned, Forearmed; 2 Visions of National Destiny; 3 Defending Slavery; 4 Avoiding War & Preserving Peace; 5 Pacific Visions; 6 Texas; 7 Retirement & Secession; Conclusion: Precedents & Legacies; Notes; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (357 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469602288
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)834231
  • (OCoLC)772844959
  • (SSID)ssj0000186017
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11154598
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000186017
  • (PQKBWorkID)10230766
  • (PQKB)10083964
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000245614
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC834231
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000079299
Label
John Tyler : the accidental president, by Edward P. Crapol, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2006. With new foreword
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Cover; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; 1 Forewarned, Forearmed; 2 Visions of National Destiny; 3 Defending Slavery; 4 Avoiding War & Preserving Peace; 5 Pacific Visions; 6 Texas; 7 Retirement & Secession; Conclusion: Precedents & Legacies; Notes; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (357 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469602288
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)834231
  • (OCoLC)772844959
  • (SSID)ssj0000186017
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11154598
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000186017
  • (PQKBWorkID)10230766
  • (PQKB)10083964
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000245614
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC834231
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000079299

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