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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Few men " : Martin Van Buren to Andrew Jackson , Jan. 13 , 1832 , Jackson
Papers . “ Sisyphean labor to perform ” : John Randolph to Andrew Jackson , Jan.
3 , 1832 , Jackson Papers . “ There is a time ” and “ his duplicity ” : Andrew
Knowing that we have to die ” : Andrew Jackson to Sarah Jackson , June 21 ,
1832 , in Remini II , p . 387. “ Preserve the Republic ” : Andrew Jackson to Amos
Kendall , July 23 , 1832 , in Bassett , vol . 4 , p . 465. Jackson's religion : Brands ...
Will not get one electoral vote ” : Andrew Jackson to Martin Van Buren , Aug. 16 ,
1832 , Van Buren Papers , Gammon , p . 152. “ If our fellows didn't raise ” :
Bowers , pp . 250–51 , James , p . 606. “ Ignorant , passionate , hypocritical ” :
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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