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

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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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
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
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