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The American Presidency: Origins and Development, 1776-2018

Sidney M. Milkis, University of Virginia; Michael Nelson, Rhodes College
Format
Book
Published
Thousand Oaks, California : CQ Press, an imprint of SAGE Publications, Inc., [2020]
Edition
Eighth edition
Language
English
ISBN
9781544323121, 1544323123
Contents
  • The Constitutional Convention
  • Creating the presidency
  • Bringing the constitutional presidency to life: George Washington and John Adams
  • The triumph of Jeffersonianism
  • The age of Jackson
  • The presidency of Abraham Lincoln
  • The reaction against presidential power: Andrew Johnson to William McKinley
  • Progressive politics and executive power: the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and Woodrow Wilson
  • The triumph of conservative republicanism
  • The consolidation of the modern presidency: Franklin D. Roosevelt to Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Personalizing the presidency: John F. Kennedy to Jimmy Carter
  • A restoration of presidential power? Ronald Reagan and George Bush
  • Bill Clinton and the modern presidency
  • George W. Bush and unilateral presidential power
  • Barack Obama and presidential leadership in polarized times
  • The Trump presidency and resilience of constitutional government
  • The vice presidency
  • Appendix: Constitution of the United States; U.S. Presidents and Vice Presidents; Summary of presidential elections, 1789-2016.
Description
xiii, 706 pages ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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