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First Lady of the United States and America s Queen of Hearts, Dolley Madison fashioned an unofficial role for herself in the new administration of the United States, helping to answer the nation s need for ceremony and leaving footprints for centuries of presidential wives to follow Assisting her husband, James Madison, she helped to promote national unity, modeling a political behavior that stressed civility and empathy Together, their approach fueled bipartisanship in a country still assembling a political identity About the Lives of American Women series selected and edited by renowned women s historian Carol Berkin, these brief biographies are designed for use in undergraduate courses Rather than a comprehensive approach, each biography focuses instead on a particular aspect of a women s life that is emblematic of her time, or which made her a pivotal figure in the era The emphasis is on a good read , featuring accessible writing and compelling narratives, without sacrificing sound scholarship and academic integrity Primary sources at the end of each biography reveal the subject s perspective in her own words Study questions and an annotated bibliography support the student reader....

Title : Dolley Madison: The Problem of National Unity (Lives of American Women)
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ISBN : 0813347599
Format Type : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : Routledge 1 edition September 25, 2012
Number of Pages : 194 pages
File Size : 577 KB
Status : Available For Download
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