|←Author Index: Bu||James Buchanan Jr.
|Franklin Pierce; succeeded by Abraham Lincoln. 17th United States Secretary of State (1845 - 1849). Democratic Senator from Pennsylvania (1834 - 1845), Democratic House Representative from Pennsylvania (1821 - 1831). Military volunteer (War of 1812).15th president of the United States (1857 – 1861), with John C. Breckinridge, succeeding|
- Ostend Manifesto (1854)
- James Buchanan's Inaugural Address (4 March 1857)
State of the Union addresses
- First State of the Union address (8 December 1857)
- Second State of the Union address (6 December 1858)
- Third State of the Union address (19 December 1859)
- Fourth State of the Union address (3 December 1860)
Articles about James Buchanan
- “Buchanan, James” in The American Cyclopædia, 1879.
- “Buchanan, James” in Encyclopædia Britannica (9th ed.), 1878.
- “Buchanan, James,” by George Ticknor Curtis in Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography, New York: D. Appleton and Co. (1900)
- “Buchanan, James,” The New International Encyclopædia. New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1905.
- “Buchanan, James” in The Nuttall Encyclopædia by James Wood, London: Frederick Warne and Co., Ltd., 1907.
- “Buchanan, James,” in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911
- “James Buchanan” by George Ticknor Curtis in The Presidents of the United States, 1789-1914, 1914.
- “Buchanan, James,” in The New Student's Reference Work, Chicago: F.E. Compton and Co. (1914)
- “Buchanan, James,” by Walter L. Fleming in The Encyclopedia Americana, New York: The Encyclopedia Americana Corporation (1920)
- “Buchanan, James,” in Collier's New Encyclopedia, New York: P. F. Collier & Son Co.