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ₑ read a John Tyler, the Accidental President effectively ₦ Book Author Edward P Crapol ⃙

ₑ read a John Tyler, the Accidental President effectively ₦ Book Author Edward P Crapol ⃙ ₑ read a John Tyler, the Accidental President effectively ₦ Book Author Edward P Crapol ⃙ The first vice president to become president on the death of the incumbent, John Tyler 1790 1862 was derided by critics as His Accidency In this biography of the tenth president, Edward P Crapol challenges depictions of Tyler as a die hard advocate of states rights, limited government, and a strict interpretation of the Constitution Instead, he argues, Tyler manipulated the Constitution to increase the executive power of the presidency Crapol also highlights Tyler s faith in America s national destiny and his belief that boundless territorial expansion would preserve the Union as a slaveholding republic When Tyler sided with the Confederacy in 1861, he was branded as America s traitor president for having betrayed the republic he once led. John Tyler, the Accidental President

 

    • John Tyler, the Accidental President
    • 4.1
    • 354
    • Kindle
    • 360 pages
    • 0807872237
    • Edward P Crapol
    • English
    • 24 September 2016

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