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Millard Fillmore

作者: Paul Finkelman
出版商: New York : Times Books, 2011.
叢書: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
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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  再讀一些...
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類型/形式: Biography
提及的人: Millard Fillmore; Millard Fillmore; Millard Fillmore
資料類型: 傳記, 網際網路資源
文件類型 圖書, 網際網路資源
所有的作者/貢獻者: Paul Finkelman
ISBN: 9780805087154 080508715X
OCLC系統控制編碼: 678924746
描述: xviii, 171 pages ; 22 cm.
内容: 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.
叢書名: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
責任: 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  再讀一些...

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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"" -Finkelman has delivered an unvarnished but 再讀一些...

 
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