Remini, robert v andrew jackson 3 vols new york: harper & row, 1977-84 andrew jackson and the course of american empire, 1767-1821 (1977) andrew jackson and the course of american freedom, 1822-1832 (1981) andrew jackson and the course of american democracy, 1833-1845 (1984) lc call number:. Indiana university indiana university indiana university quick jump to page content main navigation main content sidebar login toggle navigation indiana magazine of history current archives about about the journal submissions editorial team contact search open journal systems current issue. But the portrayal of jackson as a champion of the common man has not vanished from scholarly life the leading jackson biographer of the postwar era, robert v remini, has noted the flaws in jackson's concept of democracy but within the context of his time, remini claims, jackson was a genuine man of the people. Professor remini, already a recognized authority on the jacksonian period, has written the best biography of andrew jackson available it summarizes adequately the best of the old scholarship while at the same time branching off to offer significant new interpretations of crucial points see all product description. Robert v remini, preeminent authority of the life and times of andrew jackson, is a history and research professor of the humanities emeritus at the university of illinois at chicago, where he has taught and done scholarly research since 1965 from 1982 to 1987 he was the director of uic's institute for the humanities. Robert remini, a scholar of america's young democracy credit university of illinois at chicago mr remini's jackson was imperfect but often heroic, a passionate and outsize man on horseback whose victory in the battle of new orleans in the war of 1812 helped make him a symbol of new american. This new edition of one of our most popular publications is a fast-paced and colorful narrative of the social, cultural, and political climate that breathed life into jacksonian democracy in his inimitable style, remini crafts a memorable portrait of jackson: the young hellraiser and war hero the stern judge the determined. Robert whaples is a professor of economics at wake forest university 1 when i visited biographer, robert v remini, concludes that jackson “treated his slaves decently and tried to make certain they were not the key political economy debate of jackson's era had little to do with land, how- ever it was instead his.
He wrote biographies of john quincy adams, daniel webster, and henry clay, presenting their side of the political arguments of the jacksonian era his last book, at the edge of the precipice (2010), dealt with henry clay's compromise of 1850 that saved the union remini liked to recount how he once began to deliver. Robert remini, the legacy of andrew jackson: essays on democracy, indian removal and slavery (baton rouge, la, 1988), 66 the nickname “old hickory” was given to jackson by militiamen during the creek war the men boasted that their general was tough as hickory wood 22 martin van buren, autobiography, ed. Robert remini has recently completed the definitive jackson biography of our time: andrew jackson and the course oj empire, 176 7-1821 (new york, 1977) j andrew jackson and the course oj american freedom, 1822-1832 (new york, 1981) and andrew jackson and the course oj american democracy, 1833- 1845. Robert vincent remini (july 17, 1921 – march 28, 2013) was an american historian and a professor emeritus at the university of illinois at chicago his books: he wrote numerous works about president andrew jackson and the jacksonian era for the third.
The jacksonian revolution robert v remini the age of jackson was a turbulent era — a period of boom and bust, of great population shifts into the cities and out to the frontier, of institutionalized violence and racial antag- onisms, of utopian communities, reform movements, the abolitionist crusade, and the. Unlike others who have taken a more comprehensive look at indian policy during this era, such as ronald satz in american indian policy in the jacksonian era, remini, in order to achieve his stated goal concentrates his narrative on andrew jackson and his relationship with american indians by taking us. By the foremost jacksonian scholar of our time (new york times), the critically acclaimed and most concise biography of andrew jackson that takes a robert remini is widely touted as one of the great historians of the jacksonian era, and andrew jackson is his most accessible book on the period's most intriguing figure.
He followed with several other acclaimed biographies of the leading political figures of the jackson era such as henry clay, daniel webster, and john quincy adams as well as other books on jacksonian history in recognition of his scholarship, dr remini was asked to author the official history of the. Marquis james's depression-era panegyric of jacksonian heroism and leadership arthur schlesinger's age of jackson (1945) celebrated jackson-as- roosevelt, founder of the democratic party and its urban working-class base the present generation's contribution is embodied in historian robert remini's three-volume. Robert v remini andrew jackson: the course of american empire, 1767-1821 vol 1 of 3 baltimore and london: johns hopkins university press, 1998 xxxi + 502 pp $1795 (paper), isbn 978-0-8018-5911-3robert vincent remini andrew jackson and the course of american democracy: 1833-1845 new york, ny:. Published: (1969) the correspondence of nicholas biddle dealing with national affairs, 1897-1844 / by: biddle, nicholas, 1786-1844 published: (1966) foreign bondholders and american state debts, by: mcgrane, reginald charles, 1889- 1967 published: (1935) the jacksonian era / by: remini, robert vincent, 1921.
17 robert v remini, andrew jackson, (new york: twayne publishers,1966), 36- 43 parton called the court, to which jackson was elected by the tennessee state legislature, the supreme court of the state of tennessee (see parton, 1:227) 18 dangerfield, era of good feelings, 122-123 19 augustus c. Professor robert remini is here to discuss the jacksonian era andre, what is jacksonian democracy remini, jacksonian democracy involves the belief that the people are sovereign their will is absolute that the majority rules unfortunately, in jackson's time, and extending on into the 20th century, when you talk about.
The best modern biography of jackson is a three-volume work by robert v remini: andrew jackson and the course of american empire, 1767–1821 (new york, 1977), andrew jackson and the course of american freedom, 1822–1832 (new york, 1981), and andrew jackson and the course of american democracy. The bank's supporters, however, struck back in a move intended to wrench political support from jackson, henry clay forced a bill through the senate to recharter the bank jackson vetoed the bill, beginning the long struggle which has become known as the bank war jackson defeated clay in the presidential election.
Remini, robert v andrew jackson: the course of american empire, 1767–1821 new york: harper & row, 1977 ––– andrew jackson: the course of american freedom, 1822–1832 new york: harper & row, 1981 ––– andrew jackson: the course of american democracy, 1833–1845 new york: harper & row, 1984. Jackson's expansion of democracy was largely limited to americans of european descent and voting rights were extended to adult white males only there was little or no progress (and in some cases regression) for the rights of african americans and native americans jackson's biographer robert v remini argues. The jacksonian revolution essaysthe jacksonian revolution by robert v remini in the portrait of america essay book a new generation of political leaders the age of jackson initiated a shocking overthrow of the noble republican the years of 1828 to 1848 were known as the age of jackson, or the jacksonian era.
Yes: robert v remini, from andrew jackson and the course of american freedom, 1822-1832, vol 2 (harper &: andrew jackson's election to the presidency in 1828 ushered in an era marked by a growing demand for the rise of jacksonian democracy occurred during a dramatic territorial growth increase in the years. (remini, i) every decision jackson and his men made in some way or another affected the social, economical, and political aspects of life in the age of jackson critique robert v remini is qualified for being a notable author, clearly demonstrating his scholarship in the jacksonian era from his many novels about the. 3 id at 447 4 id 5 see robert v remini, the constitution and the presidencies: the jackson era, in the constitution and the american presidency 29 (martin l fausold & alan shank eds, 1991) charleston law review [volume 2 heinonline -- 2 charleston l rev 522 2007-2008. A 1984 review by james m banner of the new york times of the final volume of his jackson biography-andrew jackson: the course of american democracy, 1833-1845-says that he cannot be said to be respectful of interpretations more skeptical than his own, nor of being detached.