on all orders of $59 or more

$8 OFF your purchase of $100 or more!
Use coupon code WEDNESDAY in checkout.

John Forsyth

, by
John Forsyth by Duckett, Alvin Laroy, 9780820335346
Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.
  • ISBN: 9780820335346 | 0820335347
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/1/2010
  • Rent Textbook


  • Buy New Textbook

    Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days

Published in 1962, this is a biography of John Forsyth (17801841) who was Governor of Georgia and Secretary of State under both Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren. Alvin Laroy Duckett chronicles Forsythrs"s achievements portraying him as one of Georgiars"s most versatile and accomplished politicians. Forsyth was elected Attorney General of Georgia at the age of twenty-eight, the first public office he held. He went on to serve as U.S. Representative, Senator, and as a Minister to Spain. He was a leader among a group of southern republicans that helped to win the presidency for Andrew Jackson. Forsyth fought nullification, oversaw the governmentrs"s response to the Amistad case, and led the pro-removal reply to the Indian Removal Act of 1830. Though he worked primarily at the federal level, Forsyth also contributed greatly to the development of Georgia during his career.

You might also enjoy...

Please wait while the item is added to your bag...