|←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. (1921)