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Zachary Taylor  Cover Image Book Book

Zachary Taylor / John S.D. Eisenhower.


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.

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  • ISBN: 9780805082371
  • ISBN: 0805082379
  • Physical Description: xx, 167 pages : maps ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Times Books, ©2008.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-157) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Subject: Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
United States > Politics and government > 1849-1853.
Generals > United States > Biography.
Mexican War, 1846-1848 > Campaigns.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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