This book places valuable primary source materials related to the individuals who held the American vice-presidency between 1869-1901 into the hands of historians and students of the Gilded Age. This work should appeal to scholars interested in American history, political science, and social science. This book is an edited compilation of first-person accounts consisting of valuable primary source material, presenting historians and students of the Gilded Age with a wealth of information with which to dissect the times and better understand the individuals who occupied the vice presidency from 1869 to 1901. The book presents a chronologically arranged assortment of letters, speeches, statements, essays, and inaugural and farewell addresses to the Senate of Vice Presidents Colfax, Wilson, Wheeler, Arthur, Hendricks, Morton, Stevenson, Hobart, and Roosevelt. Readers will find a judicious array of important information useful in various ways. Professors and teachers of history, political science, social science, and classes on the presidency may want to place the book on lists of supplementary reading or for purposes of selecting topics for written or oral assignments.
Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
Number of pages: 268