James Buchanan Photo Gallery and related media
Portrait of James Buchanan
Buchanan's expansionist foreign policy, his mishandling of the 1857 economic depression and his failure to curb rampant corruption within his administration revealed him to be inept and out of touch.
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See pictures from the life and presidency of James Buchanan.
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