The forgotten presidents : their untold constitutional legacy

In 'The Forgotten Presidents', eminent constitutional scholar Michael Gerhardt tells the stories of thirteen presidents whom most Americans do not remember and scholars think had no constitutional impact, among them Chester Arthur, Martin Van Buren, and William Howard Taft. As Gerhardt sho...

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Main Author: Gerhardt, Michael J.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2013, 2013
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Summary:In 'The Forgotten Presidents', eminent constitutional scholar Michael Gerhardt tells the stories of thirteen presidents whom most Americans do not remember and scholars think had no constitutional impact, among them Chester Arthur, Martin Van Buren, and William Howard Taft. As Gerhardt shows, our forgotten presidents played crucial roles in laying some of the groundwork followed by Lincoln and other modern presidents, as well as providing examples for future lawmakers of constitutional choices to avoid
Physical Description:1 online resource ill
ISBN:9780199333264