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During the years of 1812 to 18 16, when James Monroe had been secretary of
state under President Madison, Clay had been Monroe's warm friend and
admirer, had called him Dear Colonel, and had followed his advice and guidance
In the end he succeeded in keeping Monroe out of the House altogether : the
president was sworn in on a temporary platform erected outside the Congress.
He added affront to the office of the presidency by refusing to attend the
Only three years before, in 1858, McClellan had been vice-president of the
Illinois Central Railroad. His company had engaged the services of Abraham
Lincoln to defend them in a court case. At the last moment counsel for the
defense had to ...
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LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - Chris_El - LibraryThing
Very interesting looking at the other people that ran for the highest office in America. It is also interesting thinking about what would have been different had they won. We would live in a very different country today had some of the races gone the other way. 閱讀評論全文
LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - ElijahBailey - LibraryThing
Probably my favorite history, despite bias correctly noted by antiquary. Of note: The 1966 edition contains perspective on presidents since the original publication. While these are very limited ... 閱讀評論全文