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Worst. President. Ever. : James Buchanan, the POTUS rating game, and the legacy of the least of the lesser presidents

by Strauss, Robert, 1951- (Author)

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Worst. President. Ever. flips the great presidential biography on its head, offering an enlightening-and highly entertaining!-account of poor James Buchanan's presidency to prove once and for all that, well, few leaders could have done worse. But author Robert Strauss does much more, leading readers... Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Introducing the worst. President. Ever
  • The Young Buck
  • Up from Lancaster
  • The man who would be president, again and again
  • The election of 1856: the most consequential in American history
  • The worst presidency begins
  • The middle Buchanan presidency: hardly better
  • Mr. Buchanan's War
  • The legacy of the least of the lesser presidents.