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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667 . “ May it please ” : Donald Stewart , pp . 214 – 18 , Stahr , pp . 336 – 37 . “
Execrable . . . infamous ” and “ acquiescence ” : Thomas Jefferson to Edward
Rutledge , Nov . 30 , 1795 , and Thomas Jefferson to Henry Tazewell , Sept . 13 ,
Like a Highwayman ” : James Madison to Thomas Jefferson , Apr . 18 , 1796 ,
Thomas Jefferson Papers . Hamilton ' s broadsides : Chernow , Hamilton , pp .
494 – 96 . “ Pleasure ” : George Washington to Alexander Hamilton , July 29 ,
Boston : Houghton Mifflin , 1915 . — . Theodore Roosevelt : An Intimate
Biography . Boston : Houghton Mifflin , 1919 . Thomas , Benjamin . Abraham
Lincoln : A Biography . New York : Knopf , 1952 . Thomas , Benjamin P . , and
Harold Hyman .
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