第 1 到 3 筆結果，共 65 筆
His first step was to run for Congress on the Democratic ticket. His Republican
opponent obligingly involved himself in a scandal by getting wrecked on a joy
ride, and Cox won hands down. Folks began to talk about "Cox luck." His four
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
power, 63 ; secretary of state, 63, 78 ; in Congress, for silver at sixteen to one,
defeat for Senate, editor and lecturer, 64; pursuit of the nomination, 64-65; "cross
of gold" speech, oratory, 65-67; first nomination, virtues and faults, popularizer, ...
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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