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The Life And Times Of Martin Van Buren

The Correspondence Of His Friends, Family And Pupils

by William L. MacKenzie

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10576244M
    ISBN 100548319529
    ISBN 109780548319529
    OCLC/WorldCa166375321

      Many tarried for a night or two in a modest tavern run by the easygoing Abraham Van Buren. And it was here, on December 5, , that Martin Van Buren entered the world, literally born to the bosom of politics, for his father's tavern doubled as the local polling place at election time/5(7). This is a select bibliography of Post World War II books and journal articles about Martin Van Buren (December 5, – J ), an American statesman who served as the eighth president of the United States from to He was a founder of the Democratic Party, and served in multiple offices from New York state, including Governor, United States Senator, State Attorney General.

    Read "The life and times of Martin Van Buren: the correspondence of his friends, family and pupils; together with brief notices, sketches, and anecdotes, illustrative of the public career of James Knox Polk, Benjamin F. Butler &c." by William Lyon Mackenzie available from Rakuten : William Lyon Mackenzie. Biography. Abraham Van Buren was born in Albany, New York on Febru , the son of Marten Pieterse Van Buren (–) and Dirckje (Van Alstyne) Van Buren. The fifth of nine children, he was a descendant of Cornelis Maessen, a native of Buurmalsen, Netherlands who had come to North America in Van Buren owned a Kinderhook farm and several slaves, as well as a combined tavern.

      Martin Van Buren: Martin Van Buren, by Ted Widmer Van Buren languished for decades as one of the least-regarded presidents, his administration sometimes considered a failure on almost every level. A proponent of small government, he tried to stick to his philosophical guns during one of the first major economic crises of the young nation, and Author: Jeff Somers. The autobiography of Martin Van Buren was presented to the Library of Congress by Mrs. Smith Thompson Van Buren, of Fishkill, New York, in At the same time the Van Buren Papers were presented to the Library by Mrs. Smith Thompson Van Buren and Dr. and Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish Morris, of New York City.


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Andrew Jackson's successor, Martin Van Buren (–) was also at various times Jackson's secretary of state, ambassador to the Court of St. James's and vice president. As Widmer relates, some newspapermen called the New York Democrat "the little magician" because of his diminutive frame and his deftness at political sleight of by: 9.

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Butler Pages:   The Life and Times of Martin Van Buren: The Correspondence of His Friends, Family and Pupils by William Lyon MackenziePages: Martin Van Buren is the eighth book in The American Presidents series a biographical series chronicling the Presidents of the United States.

Ted Widmer wrote this particular installment and edited by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Martin Van Buren was the eighth President of the United States from /5.

Martin Van Buren, –, 8th President of the United States (–41), b. Kinderhook, Columbia co., N.Y. Early Career He was reared on his father's farm, was educated at local schools, and after reading law was admitted () to the bar.

There’s also a good (and shorter) book by Joel Silbey, an excellent historian of the period, “Martin Van Buren and the Emergence of American Popular Politics,” from about 10 years ago.

Silbey is a good narrative story teller (his book on Texas annexation is also great), and this — while thematic — is somewhat less academic than Niven. "Martin Van Buren: A Life from Beginning to End" is an example of how the editors at Hourly History can successfully put together an educational book.

The story of President Van Buren's life is well-written, covering all the important events in his life as well as some of the lesser known facts.4/4(36).

The Life and Times of Martin Van Buren: The Correspondence of His Friends, Family and Pupils by William Lyon Mackenzie.

Publication date Publisher Cooke & Co. Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of unknown library Language English.

Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by. "Martin Van Buren: A Life from Beginning to End" is an example of how the editors at Hourly History can successfully put together an educational book.

The story of President Van Buren's life is well-written, covering all the important events in his life as well as some of the lesser known facts.4/5(47). Martin Van Buren, the eighth President of the United States, was the son of Abraham Van Buren (–) and Maria Hoes (or Goes) Van Alen (–).

Parents. Martin Van Buren's birthplace. Later torn down after it fell into disrepair, init was located about a. Martin Bates (November 9, – Janu ), known as the "Kentucky Giant" was an American man famed for his great height. The Guinness Book of World Records and other reputable sources have him listed at being 7 ft in ( m) tall and weighing lb ( kg).

[citation needed. The book provided some great insight into the person of Martin Van Buren, but the writing focused too much on the minute details of his life and times and didn't provide enough context into the broader issues of the day (slavery, banking, expansion)/5. Martin Van Buren (/ v æ n ˈ b j ʊər ən / van BEWR-ən; born Maarten Van Buren; December 5, – J ) was an American statesman who served as the eighth president of the United States from to He was the first president to have English as a second language – his mother tongue was Dutch – and the first born after the United States had declared its independence Preceded by: Andrew Jackson.

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Home. MARTIN VAN BUREN By Ted Widmer. Times Books/ Henry Holt & Company. $ POOR Martin Van Buren. A short, bushy-sideburned New Yorker, he was the chief architect of the Democratic Party, the Author: Michael Kazin. Martin Van Buren was a one-term president whose public life has long been overshadowed by the more fiery personalities of his day—Andrew Jackson, Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, and John C.

Calhoun. Nevertheless, Van Buren was a transforming political figure in American history, one of the first of the new republic's professional : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. Andrew Jackson's successor, Martin Van Buren ( ) was also at various times Jackson's secretary of state, ambassador to the Court of St.

James's and vice president. As Widmer relates, some newspapermen called the New York Democrat "the little magician" because of his diminutive frame and his deftness at political sleight of hand/5(7).

Key events in the life of Martin Van Buren. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. Early life. Van Buren was the third of five children born to Abraham Van Buren, a farmer and tavern keeper, and Maria Hoes Van Alen, both of Dutch descent; he also had one half sister and two half brothers on his mother’s side from her previous marriage.