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"A judge who seeks a political office insults his robes," said Andrew Jackson, and
Parker stuck to this principle so rigidly that it nearly cost him the presidential
nomination. When it became evident that he was the outstanding possibility
soul that his prior promotion, his accomplishments and manifest abilities entitled
him to the command; to attain this end he threw the entire country into a turmoil,
disrupted Congresses, harassed presidents, created a national scandal with his ...
He received his first official appointment from President Jefferson in 1807, as a
United States marshal; he served as a colonel and brigadier general under
President Madison, as governor of the Michigan Territory under Presidents
Monroe and ...
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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