Zachary Taylor

Zachary Taylor

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The rough-hewn general who rose to the nation's highest office, and whose presidency witnessed the first political skirmishes that would lead to the Civil War

Zachary Taylor was a soldier's soldier, a man who lived up to his nickname, "Old Rough and Ready." Having risen through the ranks of the U.S. Army, he achieved his greatest success in the Mexican War, propelling him to the nation's highest office in the election of 1848. He was the first man to have been elected… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Times Books (May 26, 2008)

Collection: The American Presidents

Format: EPUB

Page count: 192 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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