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Millard Fillmore

Auteur: Paul Finkelman
Uitgever: New York : Times Books, 2011.
Serie: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
Editie/Formaat:   Print book : Biografie : Engels : 1st edAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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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  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Biography
Genoemd persoon: Millard Fillmore; Millard Fillmore
Genre: Biografie, Internetbron
Soort document: Boek, Internetbron
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Paul Finkelman
ISBN: 9780805087154 080508715X
OCLC-nummer: 678924746
Beschrijving: xviii, 171 pages ; 22 cm.
Inhoud: 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.
Serietitel: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
Verantwoordelijkheid: Paul Finkelman.
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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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