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The American Presidency: Origins and Development 1776 - 2007

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9781568027395

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1568027397
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2003
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Cq Pr
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Table of Contents

Preface xi
The Constitutional Convention
1(24)
Antecedents
2(5)
The Constitutional Convention
7(18)
Creating the Presidency
25(42)
The Making of the Presidency: An Overview
25(3)
Number of the Executive
28(2)
Selection and Succession
30(3)
Term of Office
33(1)
Removal
34(2)
Institutional Separation from Congress
36(3)
Enumerated Powers
39(13)
The Vice Presidency
52(4)
Ratifying the Constitution
56(11)
Implementing the Constitutional Presidency: George Washington and John Adams
67(29)
The Election of George Washington
68(2)
Making the Presidency Safe for Democracy
70(2)
Forming the Executive Branch
72(2)
Presidential ``Supremacy'' and the Conduct of the Executive Branch
74(3)
Presidential Nonpartisanship and the Beginning of Party Conflict
77(6)
Washington's Retirement and the Jay Treaty: The Constitutional Crisis of 1796
83(3)
The 1796 Election
86(1)
The Embattled Presidency of John Adams
87(3)
The Alien and Sedition Acts
90(6)
The Triumph of Jeffersonianism
96(22)
The ``Revolution'' of 1800
97(3)
Jefferson's War with the Judiciary
100(1)
The Democratic-Republican Program and the Adjustment to Power
101(3)
The Limits of ``Popular'' Leadership
104(1)
The Twelfth Amendment
105(2)
Jefferson's Mixed Legacy
107(1)
The Presidency of James Madison and the Rise of the House of Representatives
108(3)
The Presidencies of James Monroe and John Quincy Adams
111(7)
The Age of Jackson
118(29)
Jacksonian Democracy
119(3)
The Rise of the Party Convention
122(1)
Jackson's Struggle with Congress
122(2)
The Aftermath of the Bank Veto
124(2)
The Decline of the Cabinet
126(1)
The Limits of the Jacksonian Presidency
127(3)
Martin Van Buren and the Panic of 1837
130(1)
The Jacksonian Presidency Sustained
131(3)
John Tyler and the Problem of Presidential Succession
134(2)
The Presidency of James K. Polk
136(4)
The Slavery Controversy and the Twilight of the Jacksonian Presidency
140(7)
The Presidency of Abraham Lincoln
147(20)
Lincoln and the Slavery Controversy
149(2)
The Election of 1860
151(1)
Lincoln and Secession
152(2)
Lincoln's Wartime Measures
154(4)
The Emancipation Proclamation
158(2)
The Elections of 1864
160(3)
Lincoln's Legacy
163(4)
The Reaction against Presidential Power: Andrew Johnson to William McKinley
167(1)
Reconstruction and the Assault on Executive Authority
168(4)
The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson
172(2)
Ulysses S. Grant and the Abdication of Executive Power
174(5)
The Fight to Restore Presidential Power
179(10)
Congressional Government and the Prelude to a More Active Presidency
189(11)
Progressive Politics and Executive Power: The Presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft
200(29)
Theodore Roosevelt and the Expansion of Executive Power
202(17)
The Troubled Presidency of William Howard Taft
219(10)
Woodrow Wilson and the Defense of Popular Leadership
229(20)
Woodrow Wilson's Theory of Executive Leadership
231(2)
Wilson and Party Reform
233(1)
The Art of Popular Leadership
233(2)
Wilson's Relations with Congress
235(3)
Wilson As World Leader
238(11)
The Triumph of Conservative Republicanism
249(21)
The Harding Era
250(7)
The ``Silent'' Politics of Calvin Coolidge
257(4)
Herbert C. Hoover and the Great Depression
261(4)
The Twentieth Amendment
265(5)
The Consolidation of the Modern Presidency: Franklin D. Roosevelt to Dwight D. Eisenhower
270(39)
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Modern Presidency
271(15)
The Modern Presidency Sustained: Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower
286(23)
Personalizing the Presidency: John F. Kennedy to Jimmy Carter
309(41)
John F. Kennedy and the Rise of the ``Personal Presidency''
310(7)
Lyndon B. Johnson and Presidential Government
317(6)
The Twenty-Fifth Amendment
323(3)
The Presidency of Richard Nixon
326(11)
Gerald R. Ford and the Post-Watergate Era
337(3)
A President Named Jimmy
340(10)
A Restoration of Presidential Power? Ronald Reagan and George Bush
350(31)
The Reagan Revolution
350(13)
The Reagan Legacy and the Accession of George Bush
363(6)
The Bush Presidency
369(12)
Bill Clinton and the Modern Presidency
381(24)
The Elections of 1992
382(2)
The First Year of the Clinton Presidency
384(5)
The 1994 Elections and the Restoration of Divided Government
389(1)
The Comeback President
390(5)
Balanced Budgets, Impeachment Politics, and the Limits of the ``Third Way''
395(10)
George W. Bush and Beyond
405(19)
The Election of 2000
405(4)
Bush vs. Gore
409(2)
The Early Days of the Bush Presidency
411(3)
September 11 and the War on Terrorism
414(5)
The Elections of 2002
419(5)
The Vice Presidency
424(27)
The Founding Period
425(3)
The Vice Presidency in the Nineteenth Century
428(3)
Theodore Roosevelt to Harry S. Truman
431(3)
The Modern Vice Presidency
434(12)
Conclusion
446(5)
Appendix 451(32)
Constitution of the United States
453(19)
U.S. Presidents and Vice Presidents
472(3)
Summary of Presidential Elections, 1789--2000
475(8)
Index 483


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