Andrew Jackson vs. Henry Clay: Democracy and Development in Antebellum America (Bedford Series in History & Culture)
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Harry L. Watson
- Publish Date: 1998-03-15
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This selection of letters, essays, and speeches demonstrates how the clashing perspectives of two individuals shaped and exemplified the major issues of national politics between the War of 1812 and the territorial crisis of 1850 â the preservation of the union, federal commitments to banking, tariffs, internal improvements, and the egalitarian tone of national political culture.