Annal: 1984 National Book Award for Nonfiction

Results of the National Book Award in the year 1984.

Book:Andrew Jackson: Volume 3. The Course of American Democracy, 1833-1845

Andrew Jackson: Volume 3. The Course of American Democracy, 1833-1845

Robert V. Remini

The third volume covers Jackson’s reelection to the presidency and the weighty issues with which he was faced: the nullification crisis, the tragic removal of the Indians beyond the Mississippi River, the mounting violence throughout the country over slavery, and the tortuous efforts to win the annexation of Texas.

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