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When Scott was exchanged by the British in 18 12 and returned to Washington
he found that he was a hero: the defeat had been laid to General Van
Rensselaer's bad planning. Stories of Scott's heroism under fire had preceded
him to the ...
President Polk sent for Winfield Scott when the Mexican War broke out, asking
him to take charge of the new army to be raised for the war. From the very first
instant there was conflict, for although Polk wanted to win the Mexican War of
The Democratic generals and coadjuster gave Winfield Scott rather more trouble
than the Mexicans. Scott arranged a friendly peace with the Mexicans, setting up
such an excellent civil government that the conquered people came to regard ...
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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