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Martin Van Buren, eighth President of the United States

by Jim Hargrove

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Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Presidents.

    • About the Edition

      Examines the life of the lawyer politician who became the eighth president of the United States and led the country through its first serious depression.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Jim Hargrove.
      SeriesEncyclopedia of presidents
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE387 .H37 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination98 p. :
      Number of Pages98
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2386992M
      ISBN 100516013912
      LC Control Number87016023

      President Martin Van Buren resources including biography, election results, historical information, trivia, speeches and more. Martin Van Buren - 8th President of the United States . Explore the captivating life of Martin Van Buren. History chiefly remembers Martin Van Buren as the eighth president of the United States ( ). He was also, however, notable for achieving many firsts in American politics. He was the first American president to be born a citizen of the country, and not a British : Captivating History.

      Martin Van Buren: eighth president of the United States. [Jim Hargrove] -- Examines the life of the lawyer politician who became the eighth president of the United States and led the country through its first serious depression. Title Martin Van Buren. Eighth president of the United States Summary Half-length portrait, seated, facing slightly left.

      Martin Van Buren book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the president's childh /5. Get this from a library! Martin Van Buren, 8th president of the United States. [Rafaela Ellis] -- Traces the childhood, education, employment, political career, and presidency of the man from Kinderhook, New York.


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Martin Van Buren, eighth President of the United States by Jim Hargrove Download PDF EPUB FB2

Concise account of the eighth President of the United States. Not many people remember Martin Van Martin Van Buren among the list of Presidents. Van Buren grew up in a Dutch-speaking household in the Kinderhook area near the Hudson River, New York. "Little Mat", as /5(4). For the story of Martin Van Buren author Jim Hargrove picks the Panic of for the book's opening, which actually started a month before the eighth president was sworn in to office.

By focusing on the depression that followed, Hargrove presents Van Buren as pretty much the Herbert Hoover of 19th century American politics, 5/5(1).

Biographies written about them are numerous and comprehensive. As the 8th President of the United States, Martin Van Buren certainly warrants his own biography, just don't expect this one to be on par with books like David McCullough's Pulitzer Prize winning "John Adams" or John Ellis' "His Excellency: George Washington".4/4(36).

History chiefly remembers Martin Van Buren as the eighth president of the United States (– ). He was also, however, notable for achieving many firsts in American politics.

He was the first American president to be born a citizen of the country, and not a British subject/5(17). History chiefly remembers Martin Van Buren as the eighth president of the United States (– ). He was also, however, notable for achieving many firsts in American politics. He was the first American president to be born a /5(17).

Martin Van Buren is the eighth book in The American Presidents series a biographical series chronicling the Presidents of the United States. Ted Widmer wrote this particular installment and edited by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

Martin Van Buren was the eighth President of the United States from /5. eighth President of the United States book The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Martin Van Buren Biography: The Life and Death of the 8th President of the United States by John Projects at Barnes & Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your : John Projects. The first president born after America's independence ushers in a new era of no-holds-barred democracyThe first "professional politician" to become president, the slick and dandyish Martin Van Buren was to all appearances the opposite of his predecessor, the rugged general and Democratic champion Andrew Jackson.

Van Buren, a native Dutch speaker, was America's first ethnic president /5(6). Martin Van Buren, –, 8th President of the United States (–41), b. Kinderhook, Columbia co., N.Y. He was reared on his father's farm, was educated at local schools, and after reading law was admitted () to the bar.

He practiced law successfully and soon became active in politics. Martin Van Buren () served one term as president. During his time in office, no major events occurred. However, he was criticized for his handling of the Second Seminole War.

Here is a quick list of fast facts for Martin Van Buren. For more in depth information, you can also read the: Martin Van Buren Biography.

December 5, Only about 5 feet, 6 inches tall, but trim and erect, Martin Van Buren dressed fastidiously. His impeccable appearance belied his amiability–and his humble background.

Of Dutch descent. Martin Van Buren, eighth president of the United States, has been judged harshly by some historians as a politician by trade and a spoilsman without principles, a "little magician" who was interested only in his own advancement.

This volume provides a thorough recounting of the events and decisions of Van Buren's White House years (), and adds to the positive reappraisal of Van Buren. (Signature Series) by John Niven, Katherine Speirs (Editor) Based upon extensive use of the Van Buren papers and other basic primary sources of the period, this is a readable, authoitative biography of the 8th President of the United States and a close political ally of Andrew Jackson, and later upholder of the Jacksonian tradition.

Martin Van Buren was born on December 5, in Kinderhook, New York. He was of Dutch ancestry and grew up in relative poverty. He worked at his father's tavern and attended a small local school. He was finished with with formal education by the age of Martin Van Buren Postage Stamp Issue-8c This is a select bibliography of Post World War II books and journal articles about Martin Van Buren (December 5, – J ), an American statesman who served as the eighth president of the United States from to   Martin Van Buren, (born December 5,Kinderhook, New York, U.S.

—died JKinderhook), eighth president of the United States (–41) and one of the founders of the Democratic Party. He was known as the “Little Magician” to his friends (and the “Sly Fox” to his enemies) in recognition of his reputed cunning and. Explore the Captivating Life of Martin Van Buren.

History chiefly remembers Martin Van Buren as the eighth president of the United States (– ). He was also, however, notable for achieving many firsts in American politics. He was the first American president to be born a citizen of the country, and not a British : CreateSpace Publishing.

Martin Van Buren, eighth president of the United States, has been judged harshly by some historians as a politician by trade and a spoils man without principles, a "little magician" who was interested only in his own advancement.3/5.

Martin Van Buren, the eighth President of the United States, was the son of Abraham Van Buren (–) and Maria Hoes (or Goes) Van Alen (–). Martin Van Buren Eighth President of the United States, – Cover Images: John Warner Barber, Van Buren Tavern,Woodcut, Historical Collections of the State of New York.

George Peter Alexander Healy, Martin Van Buren,Official White House Portrait, The White House Historical Association, Washington, D.C. Martin Van Buren was elected the eighth President of the United States ().

He was the first President from the State of New York and the first President born after the United States had won its independence from England.

He ran for President three times but only won the first time. His many enemies called him "The Little Magician.".Eighth President of the United States fromMartin Van Buren, circa Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images.

This book does a better job of covering the key issues and problems of Van Buren's term in the White House than it does his early political career. The final chapter, Standing Firm, covers his failed re-election bid and his campaign for the Free Soil Party, which opposed slavery.4/5(1).