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ID: 500126241
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500126241

 
Record Type: Person
Buchanan, James (American president, 1791-1868)

Note: Born into a well-to-do Pennsylvania family in 1791, Buchanan, a graduate of Dickinson College, was gifted as a debater and learned in the law. As president, he presided over a rapidly dividing nation. He was the 15th president of the United States (1857-1861), a moderate Democrat whose efforts to find a compromise in the conflict between the North and the South failed to avert the Civil War.

Names:
Buchanan, James (preferred,V,index,LC)
James Buchanan (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
president (preferred)  ....  1857-1861
statesman

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Mercersburg (Franklin county, Pennsylvania, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Lancaster (Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Non-Artists
 ........  Buchanan, James (I)

Biographies:
(American president, 1791-1868) ..... [VP Preferred]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Buchanan, James ........ [VP Preferred]
................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 6 July 2006
................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 6 July 2006
................................  White House, Past Presidents [online] (2000-) accessed 6 July 2006
James Buchanan ........ [VP]
..............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, VP]
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 6 July 2006
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n78095586
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n78095586
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 6 July 2006
....................  White House, Past Presidents [online] (2000-) accessed 6 July 2006
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 6 July 2006; accessed 7 July 2006
.......... White House, Past Presidents [online] (2000-) accessed 6 July 2006
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