THE RISE OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY
Jefferson to Lincoln
Ferocious clashes among the Founders over the role of ordinary citizens in a government of "we, the people" were eventually resolved in the triumph of Andrew Jackson. Thereafter, historian Sean Wilentz shows, a fateful division arose between two starkly opposed democracies a division contained until the election of Abraham Lincoln sparked its bloody resolution.
This title is part of the series: AP* U.S. HISTORY LIBRARY
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