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Statesmanship, Character, and Leadership in America, by T. Newell

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Statesmanship, Character, and Leadership in America, by T. Newell
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Statesmanship, Character, and Leadership in America
Medium
electronic resource
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Oclc number
795120187
Responsibility statement
by T. Newell
Summary
Newell examines noted Americans at seven critical turning points in American history to look at what it takes to be a statesman.Through a powerful speech and the events preceding and following it, they show us how they grappled with conflicting values, varying demands, and the uncertainties of trying to forge a good society
Table Of Contents
Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures; Preface; 1 Washington Steps Down: The Farewell Address; 2 The Electoral Crisis of 1801: Jefferson's First Inaugural; 3 Healing the Wounds of Civil War: Lincoln's Second Inaugural; 4 The Struggle for Woman Suffrage: The Trial of Susan B. Anthony; 5 Saving Postwar Europe (and America): The Marshall Plan Speech; 6 The Movement in Crisis: King's Letter from Birmingham Jail; 7 Constitutional Crisis: Ford Assumes the Presidency and Pardons Nixon; 8 Fostering Statesmanship in Public Life; AppendicesAppendix A Thomas Jefferson's First Inaugural Address: March 4, 1801Appendix B Lincoln's Second Inaugural: March 4, 1865; Appendix C Speech Before the Circuit Court in the Sentencing of Susan B. Anthony: June 19, 1873; Appendix D The Marshall Plan Speech: June 5, 1947; Appendix E Gerald Ford's Remarks on Taking the Oath of Office: August 9, 1974; Appendix F Ford's Speech Announcing the Pardon of Richard Nixon: September 8, 1974; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index
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