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The Resource Andrew Jackson John C. Calhoun and the Petticoat Affair, Patricia G. McNeely

Andrew Jackson John C. Calhoun and the Petticoat Affair, Patricia G. McNeely

Label
Andrew Jackson John C. Calhoun and the Petticoat Affair
Title
Andrew Jackson John C. Calhoun and the Petticoat Affair
Statement of responsibility
Patricia G. McNeely
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Beautiful and vivacious Margaret "Peggy" O'Neil Timberlake had been widowed only four months in 1829 when she married newly elected President Andrew Jackson's best friend and Secretary of War John Eaton. Horrified by rumors about her dubious reputation, the ladies of Washington, including the wife of Vice President John C. Calhoun, refused to socialize with Peggy Eaton. Enraged by their rejection, the President called a Cabinet meeting to official examine Peggy's character and virtue and to order them to include her in their social lives. When they refused, Jackson stunned the nation in 1831by dissolving his official Cabinet and killing Calhoun's almost certain chance to be the next president. Newspapers and magazines dubbed the crisis the Petticoat Affair. Widowed again in 1856, 59-year-old Peggy Eaton married a 19-year-old Italian dancing instructor and music teacher who spent all her money before he ran off with her 17-year-old granddaughter. The woman who destroyed Jackson's Cabinet and derailed Calhoun's political ambitions died penniless at age 79 in a home for destitute women."--Amazon.com
Cataloging source
DSC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McNeely, Patricia G.
Dewey number
973.56
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Calhoun, John C.
  • Jackson, Andrew
  • Eaton, Peggy
  • Calhoun, John C.
  • Eaton, Peggy
  • Jackson, Andrew
  • Politicians
  • Politicians
Label
Andrew Jackson John C. Calhoun and the Petticoat Affair, Patricia G. McNeely
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-183) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
1st Edition.
Extent
184 pages
Isbn
9781985168206
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1032072203
  • (OCoLC)1032072203
  • 1559154
Label
Andrew Jackson John C. Calhoun and the Petticoat Affair, Patricia G. McNeely
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-183) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
1st Edition.
Extent
184 pages
Isbn
9781985168206
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1032072203
  • (OCoLC)1032072203
  • 1559154

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