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Zachary Taylor: Soldier, Planter, Statesman of the Old Southwest

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Considering the course his life took, one might wonder how Zachary Taylor ever came to be elected the twelfth president of the United States. According to K. Jack Bauer, Taylor ""was and remains an enigma."" He was a southerner who espoused many antisouthern causes, an aristocrat with a strong feeling for the common man, an energetic yet cautious and conservative soldier. Not an intellectual, Taylor showed little curiosity about the world around him. In this biography - the most comprehensive since Holman Hamilton's two ...

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Zachary Taylor: Soldier, Planter, Statesman of the Old Southwest
1994, American Political Biography Press

ISBN-13: 9780945707080

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Zachary Taylor: Soldier, Planter, Statesman of the Old Southwest
1993, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807118511

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