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Starting out on a career which would keep him a force in national politics for half
a century, young Henry had a number of assets : he was as fast and light as a cat
in thinking on his feet; he had the courage to argue with anyone on any subject ...
To read of his career one must have corkscrew eyes. He leapt as agilely as a
mountain goat from law to politics, serving six consecutive terms in the state
legislature and being elected Speaker on his seventh. Though he engaged in his
His military career was ended. But another career was in the offing, one in which
he had an excellent chance of achieving even greater fame and importance. In
August of 1 864 President Lincoln would observe, "I do not see how we can ...
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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