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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But Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton warned the President not to
plunge into a war that America could not win . The religious Martha Washington
could not abide Hamilton ' s Byzantine intrigues or his infidelities to his wife ...
The second was Alexander Hamilton . Adams felt that Washington had “ puffed ”
the cagey adviser “ like an air balloon , ” serving at times like a “ viceroy under
Hamilton . ” He knew that in 1796 , Hamilton had implored electors to give the ...
Pickering warned Washington that Hamilton “ will gladly be Your Second in
command , ” but nothing else . Thus the General insisted to Adams that Hamilton
be Number Two " at almost any price . ” Adams was thunderstruck . Not only was
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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