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For Fear of an Elective King: George Washington and the Presidential Title Controversy of 1789

Kathleen Bartoloni-Tuazon
Format
Book
Published
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2014.
Language
English
ISBN
9780801452987, 0801452988
Contents
  • Introduction : the title controversy and the early presidency
  • "An improper distinction of rank" : the persistence of titles
  • The third body of Washington : sovereignties in confusion
  • Protecting the presidency : a republican dilemma
  • Debating a "doubtful power" : the legislative battle engaged
  • "Strange contradictions" : the people confront status distinction
  • A "dangerous vice" : leaders under scrutiny
  • Conclusion : the path to American democratic leadership.
Description
x, 252 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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