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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By 1787 , Randolph was Governor of Virginia . When the Constitutional
Convention was called for Philadelphia , he helped persuade Washington to
attend . ( The General , with his usual pointed modesty , conceded that “ my
friends ... seem to ...
Brave Leaders and how They Changed America, 1789-1989 Michael R.
Beschloss. should call on no one to take some papers over to Randolph's house .
On Tuesday , August 18 , Washington put his elegant signature on Jay's Treaty
and had ...
Randolph complaint of poverty : Flexner , Washington , p . 226 . Chapter Three :
THE DAMNEDEST LIAR Cabinet meeting , Aug. 12 , 1795 : Flexner , Washington
, pp . 231–32 , Elkins and McKitrick , p . 425 , Richard Norton Smith , Patriarch ...
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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