Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and how They Changed America, 1789-1989
Thorndike Press, 2007 - 804 pages
Documents crucial historical moments in each of the first forty presidencies during which the future of the United States has been dramatically affected by a bold executive decision, and offers insight into the factors that influenced the choices made byeach president.
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Jay got the British to forgo such aggravations while they bargained . He assured
Washington that Britain felt it was having a “ family quarrel ” with America , “ and
that it is Time it should be made up . " Jay reported that , excepting the King , the ...
Jay ' s deal would also cosset the lucrative British fur trade in the American
Northwest . The U . S . would pledge never to seize British assets in America ,
surrendering an important potential weapon for America ' s defense . The treaty
Then the British lowered the boom . In July 1947 , the old steamer Exodus 1947 ,
owned by the Palestine Jewish underground Haganah , left Marseilles with over
four thousand refugees , many of them children . As the ship neared Palestine ...
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My review is for the abridged audiobook version read by the author. The author presents engaging profiles of nine American Presidents who persevered despite stiff opposition from either domestic or ... Read full review