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Millard Fillmore

저자: Paul Finkelman
출판사: New York : Times Books, 2011.
시리즈: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
판/형식:   도서 : 전기 : 영어 : 1st ed모든 판과 형식 보기
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Overview: The oddly named president whose shortsightedness and stubbornness fractured the nation and sowed the seeds of civil war. In the summer of 1850, America was at a terrible crossroads. Congress was in an uproar over slavery, and it was not clear if a compromise could be found. In the midst of the debate, President Zachary Taylor suddenly took ill and died. The presidency, and the crisis, now fell to the  더 읽기…
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장르/형태: Biography
명시된 사람: Millard Fillmore; Millard Fillmore
자료 유형: 전기, 인터넷 자료
문서 형식: 책, 인터넷 자원
모든 저자 / 참여자: Paul Finkelman
ISBN: 9780805087154 080508715X
OCLC 번호: 678924746
설명: xviii, 171 pages ; 22 cm.
내용: Portrait of a young man from nowhere --
Texas, Mexico, and the vice presidency --
A heartbeat away --
The new president --
Manifest destiny and a Whig presidency --
A compromised presidency --
Defeat, failed resurrection, and retirement.
일련 제목: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
책임: Paul Finkelman.
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In this eye-opening biography, the legal scholar and historian Finkelman reveals how Millard Fillmore's response to the crisis he inherited in 1850 set the country on a dangerous path that led to the  더 읽기…

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"Finkelman has delivered an unvarnished but compelling portrait of one of our least remembered but far from insignificant presidents."--"Wall Street Journal"

 
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