James Buchanan Jr. was born April 23, 1791, in a log cabin in Cove Gap, Pennsylvania, to James Buchanan Sr. (1761–1821) and Elizabeth Speer (1767–1833). His parents were both of Ulster Scot descent, and his father emigrated from Ramelton , Ireland in 1783.
James McGill Buchanan Jr. (/ b juː ˈ k æ n ən /; October 3, 1919 – January 9, 2013) was an American economist known for his work on public choice theory (included in his most famous work, co-authored with Gordon Tullock, The Calculus of Consent, 1962), for which he received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1986.
James Buchanan, the 15th President of the United States (1857-1861), served immediately prior to the American Civil War. He remains the only President to be elected from Pennsylvania and to remain ...
James Buchanan Jr. (Mercersburg (Pennsylvania), 23 april 1791 – Lancaster (Pennsylvania), 1 juni 1868) was de 15e president van de Verenigde Staten van 1857 tot 1861. Hij was (en is tot heden) in de lijst van presidenten van de Verenigde Staten de enige vrijgezel-president.
James Buchanan, Jr. (/bjuːˈkænən/, 1791-1868) est un homme politique américain du Parti démocrate, élu 15 e président des États-Unis pour un mandat de 1857 à 1861. Durant son mandat, les conditions de la sécession des États du Sud apparaissent et se sédimentent.
James Buchanan was the 15th president of the United States (1857–61). A moderate Democrat well endowed with legal knowledge and experience in government, he lacked the soundness of judgment and conciliatory personality to deal effectively with the slavery crisis and failed to avert the American Civil War (1861–65).
James Buchanan Next in importance to the maintenance of the Constitution and the Union is the duty of preserving the Government free from the taint or even the suspicion of corruption. Public virtue is the vital spirit of republics, and history proves that when this has decayed and the love of money has usurped its place…the substance has ...