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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Clay and Biddle would run the country as political “ cousins , ” leaving their
thrones to their descendants . ” Benton said , “ This Bank is now the open — as it
long has been the secret — enemy of Jackson . . . . It is impossible to be in favor
of this ...
Manifesto of anarchy ” and “ a chained panther ” and “ the dominion " : Nicholas
Biddle to Henry Clay , Aug . 1 , 1832 , in McGrane , p . 196 . Biddle prints veto
message : Remini II , p . 376 . Webster and Ames address : Remini , Webster , p .
Brave Leaders and how They Changed America, 1789-1989 Michael R.
Beschloss. tor on bankruptcy : John Tyler to Lucretia Tyler , Feb . 17 , 1834 , in
Remini , Bank War , p . 128 . Clay on Jackson ' s " experiment ” and Van Buren
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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