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I: HENRY CLAY II: WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN Clay and Bryan made a career
of running for the presidency. They are as alike as father and son, these two
fanatical pursuers of the Golden Fleece. In spite of the Baumes Law, each strove
for a ...
In his youth Henry's father had been a dancing master, an art which Henry
extended to include contortionism. The first ambition of the boy's life was to
become an orator. By the time he was eleven he was going to the courthouse at
Young James was brought up with Henry Clay as the household god : by the time
he was ten he was a die-hard Whig, remaining one until 1856, at which time he
was absorbed with tens of thousands of other Whigs into the new Republican ...
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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