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The American Whigs

Daniel Walker Howe

The American Whigs

an anthology.

by Daniel Walker Howe

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whig Party (U.S.)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 247-249.

    SeriesWiley sourcebooks in American social thought
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK2331 .H66
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 249 p.
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5292700M
    ISBN 100471416703, 0471416711
    LC Control Number72013144

      At a time when American politics, and American conservatism in particular, teems with a desire for boldness but also an innate resistance to schemes of social or political transformation, this book answers with a fuller and richer account of prudence as it emerges in the thought and action of two of the greatest statesmen and thinkers of modern Brand: Encounter Books. Buy The Political Culture of the American Whigs New edition by Howe, Daniel Walker Walker (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6).

      American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. The American Whigs: an anthology Item Preview Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : In the latest installment in the Oxford History of the United States series, historian Howe, professor emeritus at Oxford University and UCLA (The Political Culture of the American Whigs.

      In , opposition to the Kansas- Nebraska Act, which would permit slavery in new U.S. territories by popular referendum, drove an antislavery coalition of Whigs, Free-Soilers, Americans and. Warner, a professor of English, shows how American patriots — the Whigs — used new forms of communication to challenge British authority long before the battles at Lexington and Concord. Recently, the book was awarded the Louis Gottschalk Prize from the American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (ASECS).


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In this book, originally published inDanial Walker Howe seeks to understand the ideological origins and development of American Whigs, a political party that emerged in the s but collapsed in the first part of the by: "Holt's history of the Whigs, the fruit of many long hard years of research and writing, is an important work."--American Historical Review "The Rise and Fall of the Whig Party is a magesterial work, one that cannot be neglected by nineteenth-century historians even if their particular emphasis is not political history.

While it is intended to be the history of a political party, it has Cited by: Read this book on Questia. John Pendleton Kennedy. DEFENCE OF THE WHIGS. The original political faction that gathered around Henry Clay's American System and Nicholas Biddle's Bank called themselves the National Republicans.

Howe The American Whigs book the American Whigs with the thoroughness so often devoted their party rivals, the Jacksonian Democrats.

He shows that the Whigs were not just a temporary coalition of politicians but spokesmen for a heritage of political culture received from Anglo-American tradition and passed on, with adaptations, to the Whigs' Republican successors.

The Political Culture of the American Whigs should not be the only book you read to learn about the 19th-century Whig party. The key to the book's huge limitation is in the title: the phrase "political culture." It's erroneous: the book is about the philosophical and intellectual predispositions of the Whigs, not any aspect of their politics/5.

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Holt gives us the only comprehensive history of the Whigs ever written--a monumental history covering in rich detail the American political landscape /5. The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party weighs in at pages of densely printed text (almost twice the words on an ordinary book page get crammed onto one of Holt's), followed by another two hundred pages of even more minuscule endnotes, plus a bibliography and index.

The physical weight of the book comes in, literally, at close to five Author: Allen C. Guelzo. Book Review: The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War by Michael Holt Abstract "An impartial history of American statesmanship will give some of its most brilliant chapters to the Whig party from to ," wrote James G.

Blaine in his memoirs. Here, Michael F. Holt gives us the only comprehensive history of the Whigs ever written. He offers a panoramic account of the tumultuous antebellum period, a time when a flurry of parties and larger-than-life politicians--Andrew Jackson, John C.

Calhoun, Martin Van Buren, and Henry Clay--struggled for control as the U.S. inched towards secession.5/5(2). In this book, originally published inDanial Walker Howe seeks to understand the ideological origins and development of American Whigs, a political party that emerged in the s but collapsed in the first part of the by: There are many differences between the British and American Whig experiences, but prudence links them.

Burke wrote in his Appeal from the New to the Old Whigs that “they who go with the principles of the ancient Whigs, which are those contained in [Reflections on the Revolution in. Here, Michael F. Holt gives us the only comprehensive history of the Whigs ever written.

He offers a panoramic account of the tumultuous antebellum period, a time when a flurry of parties and larger-than-life politicians--Andrew Jackson, John C. Calhoun, Martin Van Buren, and Henry Clay--struggled for control as the U.S.

inched towards secession. "An impartial history of American statesmanship will give some of its most brilliant chapters to the Whig party from to ," wrote James G. Blaine in his memoirs. This was not, unhappily, because of a great heritage of political achievement in American public life. The work of the Whigs was, as Blaine admitted, negative and restraining rather than : Allen C.

Guelzo. Howe studies the American Whigs with the thoroughness so often devoted their party rivals, the Jacksonian Democrats. He shows that the Whigs were not just a temporary coalition of politicians but spokesmen for a heritage of political culture received from Anglo-American tradition and passed on, with adaptations, to the Whigs' Republican successors/5(66).

Genre/Form: Quelle: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Howe, Daniel Walker. American Whigs. New York, Wiley [] (OCoLC) Document Type.

The political home of Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, Horace Greeley, and the young Abraham Lincoln, the American Whig Party was involved at every level of American politics—local, state, and federal—in the years before the Civil War, and controlled the White House for eight of the twenty-two years that it existed.

This book gives a comprehensive history of the Whigs—a history covering in. Read this book on Questia. The political home of Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, Horace Greeley, and the young Abraham Lincoln, the American Whig Party was involved at every level of American politics--local, state, and federal--in the years before the Civil War, and controlled the White House for eight of the twenty-two years that it existed.

The Political Culture of the American Whigs Daniel Walker Howe, So election season is finally (mostly) over. Gone is the simplicity of looking at polls involving candidates you'd never heard of and knowing whom to root for based on the formula "(D) = good, (R) = bad." Soon the Democrats will control the White House and both houses of Congress.

Whigs aren’t dead. In fact, there’s a revival and rebirth happening now. And then the Whig tendency disappeared from American life. And then I read James and Deborah Fallows’s book. Howe studies the American Whigs with the thoroughness so often devoted their party rivals, the Jacksonian Democrats.

He shows that the Whigs were not just a temporary coalition of politicians but spokesmen for a heritage of political culture received from Anglo-American tradition and passed on, with adaptations, to the Whigs’ Republican successors.

He relates this culture to both the country.The American Revolutionary War began in at the Battle of Lexington and Concord. It was fought between Great Britain and the 13 American colonies. The colonists wanted independence from England.

They did not like the laws and taxes the British government forced on the colonies. The war finally ended inand The United States of America.If there must be government (and most Whigs considered it a “necessary evil”), then it should be small, close to home, and (most Whigs thought) democratically elected.

This was the American Whig creed, and those who advocated Whiggery did so everywhere, not just in books and published essays.