The Resource Zachary Taylor : The 12th President, 1849-1850, John S.D. Eisenhower

Zachary Taylor : The 12th President, 1849-1850, John S.D. Eisenhower

Label
Zachary Taylor : The 12th President, 1849-1850
Title
Zachary Taylor
Title remainder
The 12th President, 1849-1850
Statement of responsibility
John S.D. Eisenhower
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A profile of the twelfth president traces his rise in the military and successes in the Mexican war to his election as the first president without a prior political office, in an account that also offers insight into Taylor's views on slavery and his sudden death
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
American presidents
Label
Zachary Taylor : The 12th President, 1849-1850, John S.D. Eisenhower
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Early career -- Unsung hero -- "Old rough and ready" -- Fort Jesup to the Rio Grande -- War with Mexico! -- Monterrey -- Buena Vista -- The election of 1848 -- Inauguration and early days in the White House -- California and New Mexico -- Foreign affairs-- The great debate -- The death of the president
Control code
zzv350 b1300262
Edition
1st ed
Extent
p. cm
Isbn
9780805082371
Lccn
2007046073
System control number
.b13002624

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