The Resource Presidents above party: : the first American presidency, 1789-1829, Ralph Ketcham, (electronic resource)

Presidents above party: : the first American presidency, 1789-1829, Ralph Ketcham, (electronic resource)

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Presidents above party: : the first American presidency, 1789-1829
Title
Presidents above party:
Title remainder
the first American presidency, 1789-1829
Statement of responsibility
Ralph Ketcham
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Language
eng
Summary
George Washington's vision was a presidency free of party, a republican, national office that would transcend faction. That vision would remain strong in the administrations of John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, and John Quincy Adams, yet largely disappear under Andrew Jackson and his successors.This book is a comprehensive and pathbreaking study of the early presidency and the ideals behind it. Ralph Ketcham examines the roots of nonpartisan leadership in Western thought and the particular influences on the founding fathers. Intellectual and political profiles of the first six presidents and their administrations emphasize the construction each put on the office, the challenges he faced, and the compromises he did and did not make. The erosion of nonpartisanship under Andrew Jackson is presented as a counterpoint that helps define the early presidency and the permanent transition from it.Addressing the thoughtful citizen as well as the scholar, the author poses the fundamental questions about presidential leadership, then and now. The best study of the early presidency, this book is an intellectual portrait of the age that will challenge received notions of American history
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1927-
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Ketcham, Ralph
Dewey number
353.03/1/09
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Presidents
  • Executive power
  • Political science
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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Presidents above party: : the first American presidency, 1789-1829, Ralph Ketcham, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11710014
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multicolored
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MWT11710014
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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MWT11710014
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Presidents above party: : the first American presidency, 1789-1829, Ralph Ketcham, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11710014
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11710014
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11710014
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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