By A. D. Mills

An improved model of the best-selling Dictionary of English Place-Names, this dictionary now additionally covers Scottish, Welsh, and Irish place-names. From Abbas Combe to Zennor it provides the that means and beginning of over 15,000 British place-names.

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Van Buren’s constitutional achievements laid the groundwork for the undoing of his presidency. First, the party system that he and Jackson had created GERHARDT-Chapter 01-PageProof 21 September 18, 2012 6:48 PM OUP UNCORRECTED PROOF 22 The Constitutional Legacy of Forgotten provided a template for the Whigs to follow in the 1840 election. The Whigs improved on what Democrats had done in the previous two elections and assembled a more effective strategy and organization to secure their first victory in a presidential election.

9 Clay angrily left the meeting, but he was not done. While Clay did not press Harrison further on cabinet appointments because the cabinet turned out to be generally agreeable to him, including his friend Crittenden as attorney general, Clay was unhappy with Webster’s expanding influence over administration appointments. After learning that Webster and three other cabinet members had approved Harrison’s appointment of Edward Curtis to the collectorship of the port of New York City, Clay asked to meet again with Harrison.

These opinions were not just rejections of Jackson’s and Van Buren’s conceptions of presidential power. They should strike any reader as completely at odds with what we know about the modern presidency. For an important development in the American constitutional system is the ultimate repudiation of this “Whig” conception of the weak president in favor of the contemporary view of the president as a pivotal player in introducing legislation and then vetoing legislation he dislikes. The GERHARDT-Chapter 02-PageProof 24 September 18, 2012 6:48 PM OUP UNCORRECTED PROOF Wil liam He nr y Har r i s on 25 interesting question is to what extent Harrison believed or began to question what he was saying.

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